Master of Arts in Italian (Romance Languages)

With many Italian companies like Fiat-Chrysler, Comau, and Magneti Marelli housed in the Detroit metro area, and many Italian speakers throughout the United States, deepening your language, culture, and research skills with an M.A. in Italian can lead you to an excellent job.

Our Master of Arts in Italian provides advanced training in language, literature, and culture. Students who complete the program gain the skills in research, translation, textual analysis, and intercultural competency vital in our contemporary global economy. Applicants must demonstrate competency in Italian.

Previous graduates of our program hold a variety of high school and college-level teaching positions have gone on to receive a Ph.D. at the University of Michigan and other universities. Our graduates have found employment in the automotive industry, the Italian consulate, and the private sector.

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This tool provides a broad overview of how major selection can lead to careers and is provided without any implied promise of employment. Some careers will require further education, skills, or competencies. Actual salaries may vary significantly between similar employers and could change by graduation, as could employment opportunities and job titles.