French: MA

Graduate Program in Romance Languages and Literatures

Jan. 15
Master of Arts
1 semester minimum

The primary aim of the master's degree programĀ in French is to provide students with a comprehensive background in the literary and cultural achievements of French-speaking countries from an interdisciplinary approach. The course of study is especially well-suited to those desiring contact with scholars in the field, whether for guidance or focused study. The department encourages further study for their graduates in doctoral programs at Notre Dame and elsewhere.

Application Materials:
  • GRE General Test optional
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution; one must show conferral of a bachelor's degree. (Due upon enrollment)
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A recent paper in the language of the proposed field of study, as well as one in English if that is not your native language
  • A compact disc or MP3 file demonstrating competency in the propose language of study if you are a native English speaker, or in English if you are a native speaker of French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian

Ted Cachey
Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: (574) 631-6887