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Department of World Languages and Culture College of Arts and Sciences American University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers French (Certificate); Russian (Certificate); Spanish: Latin American Studies (MA, Certificate).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Or Alternative, Portfolio, Research; For Certificate, Minimum 15 Credit Hours Of Related Course Work.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE, Writing Sample; For Certificate, Bachelor&Apos;S Degree. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 2/1 For Domestic Students; For Spring Admission, 10/1 For Domestic Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 32. 83 Applicants, 52% Accepted, 17 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
24 Full-Time (20 Women), 32 Part-Time (28 Women); Includes 11 Minority (1 African American, 10 Hispanic Americans), 8 International.


43 Full-Time (32 Women), 35 Part-Time/Adjunct (24 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Fellowships, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, And Tuition Waivers (Partial) Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Chip Gerfen
McCabe Hall 215, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8045
Phone: 202-885-2385
Fax: 202-885-1076

Contact Info
Kathleen Clowery
Director of Graduate Admissions
McCabe Hall 215, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8045
Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505

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