Yu Feng standing in front of a projector with Chinese text

Director of Graduate Studies Yu Feng

With the rapid growth of China’s economy, as well as its burgeoning cultural and international influences, the Chinese language is in high demand in the United States and other Western countries.

Within all levels of the U.S. education system, the study of the Chinese language is progressing steadily. Brandeis University’s one year Master of Arts Program in Teaching Chinese prepares students to be instructors of Chinese language and culture at colleges or other institutions that offer Chinese-medium content courses.

Graduate Program

The one-year program provides:

Prospective students who are interested in obtaining the initial licensure to teach Chinese in a secondary (middle/high school) public school system should research Brandeis’ Master of Arts in Teaching: Chinese program.

View a side-by-side comparison chart of the two programs: MAT in Secondary Education (Chinese) and the MA in Teaching Chinese (College Level).

Beyond Brandeis

Our program prepares students to be instructors of Chinese language and culture at colleges or other institutions that offer Chinese-medium content courses. Read more about our alumni.