Masters in Asian American Studies Application - Due January 15 for early admisssion; March 1 final deadline



Are you passionate about ethnic studies? Desiring to effect social change as a community activist? The SFSU Asian American Studies Department is a leading,two year MA program for those interested in: 

  • Working in the Asian American community
  • Seeking careers in academia and in the public sector
  • Wanting to gain more cross-cultural competencies
  • Learning the cutting edge theories in Asian American Studies

Our department, the largest Asian American Studies program in the US, has internationally-renowned faculty in various academic disciplines and in ethnic-specific groups. We provide a rigorous, interdisciplinary curriculum based in community studies. 

Our students receive close faculty mentorship in their field of study and career objectives. They could pursue emphases in career fields such as Public Health, Education and Social Welfare. For their culminating projects, students may complete a thesis, a creative project, or a field project to support a local organization. 
Our alumni have went on to obtain doctorates at top-tiered universities, work with non-profit agencies, and join educational, government, and corporate sectors. In 2017-18, fifteen of our graduates were teaching Asian American Studies at SF State, City College of SF, an

"For more information on our program, contact Dr. Wei Ming Dariotis at We admit on a rolling admissions basis. The final deadline is May 1, 2018"