The East Asian Area Studies (EAAS) Master of Arts is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide advanced academic background in East Asia. Candidates are able to design a program of study based on individual scholarly and professional goals, concentrating on one country (China, Japan, or Korea) or developing region-wide expertise. For more information on the admission requirements for the East Asian Area Studies MA Program, please click here.
Applications are accepted for the fall semester only. All applicants must apply through the USC online application system.
Refer to the USC Graduate Admissions website for a step-by-step admission guideline to help you easily navigate the application process here: https://gradadm.usc.edu/apply/
The Admissions Committee will only review completed applications with all required test scores and supporting documents submitted by the application deadline of January 6, 2023, for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Applicants for the Joint MBA/MA must first apply and be accepted into the full-time Marshall School of Business MBA program. In order to pursue a joint MBA/MA degree, students can apply for the MA in East Asian Area Studies during their first year of study in the MBA program.
As a part of a cooperative program between USC and UCLA, graduate students may be eligible to take courses at the other school as part of their degree program.
Please see the USC/UCLA Resource Sharing Program Cross-Enrollment Procedures for USC Students.
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The application deadline for Fall 2023 admission is January 6, 2023.
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