Careers and Future Study

Graduates from our M.A. program have done exceedingly well in finding jobs in a host of different fields in Central Asia, Russia, Ukraine, and the United States, as well as in gaining admission to graduate programs in a wide variety of disciplines. In recent years, we have placed our students in Ph.D. programs and professional programs in Comparative Literature (University of Oregon), History (Harvard University and University of Oregon), Journalism (Northwestern University), Linguistics (University of Chicago and University of Oregon), Public Policy (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and University of Washington) and Slavic Languages and Literatures (Northwestern University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

If you are interested in seeking employment after completion of your M.A. degree, you can find job listings at the following sites:

For a comprehensive list of graduate programs in Slavic Studies, see:

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages

Regardless of whether you are planning to enter the job market or to pursue further study, do not hesitate to discuss your plans with us. We will be happy to provide you with suggestions of additional avenues to pursue, as well as to supply you with letters of recommendation.