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2022 Danish Language & Literature Degree Guide

Danish Language & Literature Degrees Decreasing

#1,320 Most Popular Major
1.0 Degrees Awarded
-100.0% Increase in Graduates

In 2019-2020, Danish language and literature was the 1,320 most popular major nationwide with 1 degrees awarded. This 1 less than the prior year, a decrease of 100.0%.

The United States has 1 different schools where you can get a degree in Danish language and literature. Our 2022 Best Danish Language & Literature Schools ranking analyzes 1 of these schools to determine the best overall colleges for Danish language and literature students. Explore this or one of our many other custom Danish language and literature rankings further below.

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Danish Language & Literature Degree Requirements

When studying Danish Language and Literature, you’ll learn that talking to others to convey information effectively will help you be successful in a wide range of jobs. Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times and understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents are all required skills for careers related to this major.

Prior Education for a Danish Language and Literature Program

A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required for most Danish language and literature degree programs and many students will need a minimum GPA and SAT/ACT score depending on the school. In addition to these basic Danish language and literature program qualifications, to serve in some Danish language and literature careers, special certification may be required outside of your degree.

Types of Danish Language & Literature Degrees

Danish Language and Literature degree levels vary. Danish Language & Literature programs offered by schools range from a to a , which is the highest Danish language and literature degree you can get. How long it takes to complete some common Danish language and literature degree levels is shown below.

Degree Credit Requirements Typical Program Length
Associate Degree 60-70 credits 2 years
Bachelor’s Degree 120 credits 4 years
Master’s Degree 50-70 credits 1-3 years
Doctorate Program required coursework including thesis or dissertation At least 4 years

A doctor's degree is the most common level of education achieved by those in careers related to Danish language and literature, with approximately 36.7% of workers getting one. See the the most common levels of education for Danish language and literature workers below.

Level of Education Percentage of Workers
Doctoral Degree 37.8%
Bachelor’s Degree 30.1%
Master’s Degree 21.7%
Associate’s Degree (or other 2-year degree) 5.6%
Post-Master’s Certificate 4.3%

About 62.8% of workers in careers related to Danish language and literature obtain at least master's degrees. See the chart below for the most common degree level workers in Danish language and literature have received.


The education level required is different depending on the Danish language and literature career you are seeking.

Career Opportunities for Danish Language and Literature Majors

Below Average Number of Jobs
67.2k Avg. Related Jobs Salary
16% Growth Job Outlook 2016-26

High Growth Projected for Danish Language and Literature Careers

Want a job when you graduate with your Danish language and literature degree? Danish Language & Literature careers are expected to grow 15.7% between 2016 and 2026.

The following options are some of the most in-demand careers related to Danish language and literature.

Occupation Name Projected Jobs Expected Growth
Interpreters and Translators 80,300 17.7%
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 39,100 11.7%

How Much Money Do Danish Language and Literature Grads Make?

As you might expect, salaries for Danish language and literature graduates vary depending on the level of education that was acquired.

High Paying Careers for Danish Language and Literature Majors

Salaries for Danish language and literature graduates can vary widely by the occupation you choose as well. The following table shows the top highest paying careers Danish language and literature grads often go into.

Occupation Name Median Average Salary
Foreign Language and Literature Professors $79,160
Interpreters and Translators $55,230

Getting Your Danish Language & Literature Degree

With over 2 different Danish language and literature degree programs to choose from, finding the best fit for you can be a challenge. Fortunately you have come to the right place. We have analyzed all of these schools to come up with hundreds of unbiased Danish language and literature school rankings to help you with this.

Danish Language & Literature is one of 7 different types of Germanic Languages programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
German Language & Literature 1,226
Germanic Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, General 159
Sc&inavian Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 12
Norwegian Language & Literature 9
Germanic Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, Other 7

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