The M.A. in Applied Linguistics provides students with foundational knowledge of linguistics and its practical application to real world concerns. Graduates will be prepared to work in a variety of professional careers in applied linguistics domestically and internationally, such as second language education, adult literacy development, language assessment and evaluation, various domestic and international contexts of TESOL, language program administration, and publishing.

Comprehensive. Curriculum provides students with foundational knowledge of linguistics and its practical application to real world concerns.

Career-Focused. Graduates are prepared for domestic and international careers in applied linguistics, including second language education, adult literacy development, language assessment and evaluation.

Individual. Students have the opportunity to tailor the program to individual research and career interests through a hands-on practicum experience, and choice of a culminating thesis or project.

News

Applied Linguistics Students Boost Graduate Enrollment

March 14, 2017

Students from the Applied Linguistics graduate program discuss coming to GVSU.

GVSU International Graduate Student Enrollment Increases by 60% Since 2012

September 28, 2016

Graduate International Enrollment increases almost 60% over the past five years.

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Admissions

The Applied Linguistics M.A. admission requirements and application for admission are available online.

The $30 application fee is waived for previous applicants of Grand Valley.

Courses Offered

The Applied Linguistics M.A. program is a minimum of 36 credits.

See the full course list.

Cost

Note: Grand Valley does not charge a higher tuition rate based on residency. Tuition is based on the program in which you chose to enroll. Visit the financial aid office webpage for tuition and fees



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