Greetings from Valparaiso University's Master of Arts in Chinese Studies (MACS) program! World events, including the recent news that China has surpassed Japan as the second largest economy in the world continue to highlight the prominent role China now plays in world economy, culture, and politics. As a result, the demand for people knowledgeable about China and fluent in Chinese has sharply increased. Students who complete Valpo’s MACS program will become well prepared to meet these demands and highly competitive in pursuing career opportunities related to China.
The MACS program, a professionally-oriented program, is open to college graduates who have:
The 37-credit program includes:
In addition to the full time program, the MACS program offers two specialized tracks for students with professional interests in K-12 education or law:
Currently in its fifth year in operation, Valpo’s MACS program has grown rapidly with a dozen of students now enrolled in both the full-time track and the K-12 track. We welcome you to become part of the team! Application materials and other informational details can be found on the Graduate School website or the MACS’s own website. Application for the 2011 MACS Program is now open!
Please contact Program Development Coordinator Jamie Haney (Jamie.Haney@valpo.edu) or Valpo’s Graduate School (firstname.lastname@example.org or 219-464-5313) for information and/or application materials. You can also contact Director of MACS Program, Dr. Zhimin Lin (Zhimin.email@example.com, or 219-464-5749) to learn more about the program or to talk with a current MACS student.