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Master in German

The master’s degree in German at Portland State University provides you with the opportunity to engage deeply with a language that’s spoken by more than 120 million native speakers around the world, while opening doors to your future.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $698 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Our German program at Portland State University is designed to train students in rigorous scholarship, original research and independent thinking. You’ll be prepared to launch careers in academia, government or business, or continue your studies in a doctoral program.

What can you do

With a master’s degree in German from PSU, you’ll be prepared to teach German at the high school or college level.

Beyond academia, the fluency you’ll gain in German language and culture will give you a competitive edge on the job market, both home and abroad. Germany, with the fourth largest economy in the world, is a significant U.S. trading partner and German companies, including Adidas, BASF, Bayer, Bosch, Lufthansa, SAP, Siemens, T-Mobile, and Volkswagen, employ nearly 700,000 workers in the U.S.


Courses Included

  • Cooperative Education/Internship
  • Reading and Conference
  • Workshop
  • Selected Topics