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Master in French

Further your mastery of the French language and become a scholar in French literature and culture with a master’s degree in French from Portland State University.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: January, March, June, September
Tuition Fee: $686 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Our small-group seminars and independent study courses will prepare you to launch a career in teaching or other jobs that require a higher level of French proficiency, or can provide you with the foundation to continue your education at the doctoral level.

Our master’s degree in French at Portland State University is a rigorous program combining contemporary coursework, mentoring and research. The final defense of your thesis or research papers will show your distinction as a researcher and intellectual.

What can you do

Many of our graduates have gone on to teach French in high schools, community colleges and universities around the country, and some have earned doctoral degrees from top-tier programs. Others have found rewarding careers in teaching translation, educational administration, as art specialists and business managers.