Graduate Program

Resources & Options

For M.A./Ph.D. Candidates:

* Learn about how to earn alternate route French teaching certification in New Jersey

* Study with faculty specializing in all periods and areas of French and Francophone literature, as well as related fields.

* Participate in the Department’s year-long exchange programs with the prestigious École Normale Supérieure in Paris (rue d’Ulm).

* Earn a graduate certificate in African Studies , Cinema Studies , Medieval Studies , or Women’s and Gender Studies while fulfilling the requirements for the doctorate in French.

* Join the staff of the Rutgers Summer Program in Paris for six weeks as an assistant to the Director, or spend a year as an “assistant(e) d’anglais” in a French secondary school.

* Develop reading comprehension in German, Italian, Spanish or Latin by attending a free summer course, or learn a lesser-taught language through the Inter-University Doctoral Consortium.

* Participate in University-wide activities and programs with an international focus through the Graduate Student Organization.

For K-12 Teachers:

* Complete a Masters of Arts for Teachers in three summers through Rutgers’ award-winning Institute for Global Languages. Specially designed courses focus on language, culture, and literatures in French as well as on methods of language instruction.

* Attend Teachers at the Louvre, the only intensive program in the U.S. to teach you how to bring art into the French classroom - all inside the walls of the world’s most celebrated museum.

* Learn about the latest developments in pedagogy by taking part in workshops organized by the Institute for Global Languages.

* Prepare under the direction of a mentor a capstone teaching portfolio that reflects your grade level, district needs, and career objectives.