Japanese Language Program

Dept. of Modern Languages

Welcome to the Japanese Program at Marshall University


Students study Japan, its culture, literature, and language here in Huntington, WV or through affiliated programs in Nagoya (Chukyo University)  and Osaka (Kansai Gaidai University). Choosing a major or minor allows for complete immersion in the language and culture of Japan. We offer a major in Japanese Language and minors in Japanese Language and Japanese Studies. We also offer a Japanese Education major (PreK- Adult) through the College of Education.

The Japanese Program is also associated with four interdisciplinary minors:

Students in the Japanese Program participate alongside Japanese students in a variety of extracurricular activities: