East Asian Studies

Why a Degree in East Asian Studies?

The major positions UM students to pursue graduate work in East Asian Studies, as well as careers in academia, government, education (middle and senior high school), business, law, and any other disciplines (e.g., in the areas of environmental and climate change) in which Japan, China, Korea, and other East Asian countries are key global players.

Sample Occupations

  • Government policy analyst
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Foreign Student Advisor
  • International political consultant
  • International Relations Specialist
  • College Professor
  • Nonprofit Administrator
  • ESL Instructor
  • Archivist
  • International Trade Specialist

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