Students enrolled in any of Duke’s graduate degree programs are encouraged to document their area specialization by earning a Certificate in East Asian Studies. An APSI faculty advisor will be assigned to each certificate candidate.
- Completing four courses (12 credit hours) from an approved list of courses in East Asian studies drawn from at least two different departments or programs
- Demonstrating second-year collegiate-level (or higher) proficiency in an Asian language, such as Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.
Students interested in obtaining a Graduate Certificate in East Asian Studies should submit an application to the APSI program coordinator. Successful completion of the certificate requirements will result in a notation on the student’s transcript.