Graduate Programs

Scenic photo of a village in Italy taken by a University of Delaware study abroad student.

Italian Studies: M.A.


The purpose of this degree is to offer students expanded opportunities for career growth in a wide range of fields. The program allows students to complete a master’s degree in Italian studies in three semesters while attaining effective written communication skills in Italian, learning to think critically and engaging in interdisciplinary study. The program requires a thesis, completed in the third semester, which allows students to gain research experience with faculty scholars in a particular field of interest.

Application for Admission

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures recognizes the University application deadlines of July 1 for the fall semester and Dec. 1 for the spring semester. However, students are encouraged to apply much earlier.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 B.S./M.S.


Application Deadlines


July 1: Final deadline to apply


December 1: Final deadline to apply

UD Tuition

The 2023-2024 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $1028.