Central/Eastern European Studies
Explore Markets in Central Eastern Europe
New markets are opening up in Central and Eastern Europe. More and more American companies - maybe even yours - are doing business in those places. Are you ready? A prepared employee knows how to overcome the numerous cultural, legal and bureaucratic obstacles. La Salle's Master of Arts in Central and Eastern European Studies helps you understand all the new realities that have emerged in that part of the world - and meet the needs of its unique economy.
The program provides an academic platform for evaluating, interpreting, and forecasting events in dynamic parts of the world. It's for students pursuing careers in international trade and commerce, geopolitics, teaching, journalism, the diplomatic service and other related fields, or for those who are preparing themselves for doctoral studies.
Many students enrolled in the M.A. program are active in various professions, and they bring their professional experience into the classroom. They include teachers, journalists, government employees and businessmen. In addition, the student make-up is truly international in scope, composed of natives of Poland, Ukraine, Russia, the Baltic republics, and the Balkan countries - and Americans of various ethnic descent.
La Salle's faculty consists of internationally respected scholars in the area of East European cultures, business and history. The program enjoys the enthusiastic support of the Philadelphia area's ethnic minorities and draws upon the resources of private libraries and archives inaccessible to the general public.
Expertise in Central and Eastern European studies opens doors in many fields. Only an informed and educated person can participate meaningfully in the democratic development of this area. La Salle's graduates fit that bill. Some students even obtain good positions with various companies prior to completion of the program.
Bernhardt G. Blumenthal, Ph.D.
Central/Eastern European Graduate Studies
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone (215) 951-1201 Fax (215) 991-3546