Admission: Candidates to the Department of German must have earned a B.A. (or its foreign equivalent). In addition to the Graduate School of Arts and Science admission requirements, candidates must submit a recent sample of academic writing of approximately 15 pages in either English or German. Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test are required.
Course Work: The M.A. program consists of 32 points (eight courses) of graduate work, with a minimum of 24 points in residence at New York University, and a 40-60 page thesis.