Our graduate degree programs offer M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in East Asian Languages and Literatures with concentrations in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean and tracks in language/linguistics and literatures/cultures. Our MA programs provide broad graduate-level study of these fields, while our PhD programs offer advanced training for those who are interested in pursuing academic careers in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean literature/culture or language/linguistics.
How to Apply
- Applications are made through the Graduate Division. Graduate applicants must have a strong background in the language of study, at least equivalent to having completed a 4-year B.A. in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.
- Information about the application process and required documents that are specific to EALL can be found here.
- We offer various forms of financial support to qualified graduate students, including Graduate Assistantships, Achievement Scholarships, and Non-Resident Tuition Waivers.
- The University of Hawaiʻi is a member of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Students from certain Western states may be eligible to attend UHM on resident tuition.