Candidates for admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching Chinese at the college level (MTCC) program apply to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS), to which the MTCC belongs. Applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences must submit either an electronic application (preferred method) or a paper application. An application fee of $75 for online applications or $100 for paper applications is required of all applicants. Electronic applications require payment with a credit card; paper applications require a check or money order made payable to Brandeis University.

Please note: The MTCC program begins the last week of August.

Generous financial aid is available.

Application Requirements

Please note, this program is for students who have already obtained a foreign master’s degree in either teaching Chinese as a foreign language or in overseas Chinese language teaching (while at Brandeis, students will be pursuing their second master’s degree).

To apply for the MTCC program, you need to submit:

For a more comprehensive description of application requirements, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

International Students

For additional requirements for international applicants (non-U.S. citizens or non-permanent residents), minimum TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE scores, and important information regarding visas, please see the International Students page.

Mailing Address

Please send supporting credentials that have NOT been electronically uploaded with your application to:

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
MS 031 Brandeis University
P.O. Box 9110
Waltham, MA 02454-9110