Professional French Masters Program

The UW-Madison Professional French Masters Program, or PFMP, is an interdisciplinary professional master’s degree program for advanced speakers of French who want to use their French in jobs outside academia.  PFMP students earn an MFS, or Master of Professional French Studies, degree, after two semesters of coursework (in both French and the respective concentration areas), an internship in their field in a French-speaking country, and submission and public presentation of a professional portfolio and master’s project.

PFMP students specialize in one of six concentration areas:  business, education, EU affairs, international development, international education, and media/arts/cultural production, and work in international business, government and non-profit sector jobs following graduation.

The Summer Institute for Teachers of French offers a Masters or Capstone Certificate and are both ideal for working teachers.

See the program website and Facebook page for more, including recent internships, alumni promotions, job news, and the semi-annual program newsletter, L’ESSOR.