The German program embraces an inclusive model that integrates the study of language, literature and culture at all levels. Recognized in 2013 by the American Association of Teachers of German as a Center of Excellence, the program has distinguished itself in the field of German studies and is known for its outstanding study abroad programs and its vibrant co-curricular activities. Good German skills add value to all majors.

MSU’s German faculty members are nationally recognized for their contributions in the fields of literary, cultural, linguistic and pedagogical scholarship.

What can I do with German?

Graduates in German pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of German language and culture.

Alumni work at:

Austrian American Fulbright Commission

Jackson National Life

Rolls-Royce North America


German National Tourism Board

Public and Private Schools

Brose Group

Alumni work as:

Web Content Writers

Sales Managers

Marketing Copy Editors

Sales and Strategy Planners

Cultural Excursion Guides

Brand Managers

Legal Affairs and Risk Managers