About our Program
Areas of Study
Master's Degree

Valparaiso University's Chinese and Japanese Studies Program is unique among colleges of Valpo's size in offering not only a comprehensive collection of courses on both China and Japan but also a full range of services to students across the whole campus.


Programs in Chinese and Japanese Studies provide an opportunity for students to focus their study on this important area of the world, by examining the history, culture, and religions of China and Japan, in addition to developing some proficiency in the Chinese and Japanese language.


The Master of Arts in Chinese Studies (MACS) is an innovative program designed to prepare students in any field of undergraduate study for the opportunities and challenges posed by the emergence of China as a formidable political and economic force in the world.

Full-Time Track

K-12 Teacher Track

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Upcoming Programs

The Institute will facilitate exchange-cultural, business, educational, arts, and government-between Northwest Indiana and Zhejiang province (and the city of Hangzhou).


Applications are now being accepted for 1) the 2012 China Summer Program, 2) the 2011 Valparaiso University Summer Advanced Chinese Program, and 3) the 2011 Hangzhou Fall Study Program. Please follow the links below for more information and/or application forms.

2012 China Summer Program
Application Deadline: December 1, 2011

2012 Valpo Summer Advanced Chinese Program Announcement

2012 Valpo Summer Advanced Chinese Program Application
Application Deadline: March 31, 2012

2011 Fall Hangzhou Program
Application Deadline: April 1, 2010