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Why study Japanese at Missouri State University?

  • Our expert faculty provide learning experiences that sharpen your speaking, writing and conversation skills in Japanese.
  • Smaller class sizes mean you get to know your professors – many of whom hold PhDs – and receive focused, one-on-one attention from them.
  • Knowing Japanese can help you land exciting jobs in a variety of fields.
  • Missouri State offers you many opportunities for Education Abroad, service learning and internships so you can practice speaking Japanese in real-world situations.

Degree options and courses

Through the Bachelor of Science in Modern Language, you may focus on Japanese language and culture. This flexible curriculum offers two degree programs and a variety of track options, allowing you to fully customize your education to your professional goals.

If you wish to add Japanese to a different major program, consider the Japanese minor.