Degrees & Certificates
Degree Programs in South Asian Studies
NOTE: The South Asian Studies Program is having a special spring application period for admission in fall quarter, 2016. The deadline for this special application period is June 1, 2016.
To begin your application, go here and click “Begin Online Application to the Graduate School.”
Please contact South Asia Center Managing Director Keith Snodgrass <email@example.com> with questions about the application.
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies offers five frameworks within which to carry out the interdisciplinary study of the peoples and nations of the South Asian subcontinent: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Tibet.
- Master of Arts in International Studies (South Asia)
- Graduate Certificate in South Asia Studies
- Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies (South Asia)
- Minor in Asian Studies (South Asia)
- International Studies PhD
The Foster School of Business also offers the Certificate in International Studies in Business (Custom Language Tracks available to specialize in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, and Persian).
Graduate students may also earn degrees with a focus on South Asia in a large number of other schools and colleges at UW, including but not limited to: Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Art History, and Design, Asian Languages and Literature, Communication, Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media, Comparative Religion, Computer Science and Engineering, Economics, English, Environmental and Forest Sciences, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, Geography, Global Health, History, Law, Societies, and Justice, Museology, Music, Political Science, Environmental Studies, Social Work, & Sociology
Explore India’s Himalaya: Yoga, Culture, Politics, Environment: UW’s Program in Nainital, India. Study development and gender, and work on local projects in the beautiful and remote Indian Himalaya.
Learn about this and other South Asia Study Abroad opportunities through the University of Washington on our Study Abroad Page.