Linguistics: MA, PhD

Linguistics: MA

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Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

Linguistics


PROGRAM LEVEL

Master of Arts (MA)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: December 1


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

1.2 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The master of arts (MA) program in linguistics requires substantial course work in language structure, function, and use.

Students with second language-acquisition and teaching (SLAT) interests will take most of their elective courses within the SLAT curriculum, whilst other students may pursue a variety of electives in both linguistics and related disciplines.

Admission to the MA program is only available in exceptional cases. Qualified applicants (including those without a master's degree) are strongly encouraged to apply directly to the PhD program.

The language teaching studies MA program has different requirements and prerequisites.

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department


Linguistics: PhD

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

Linguistics


PROGRAM LEVEL

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: December 1


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

7.2 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in linguistics is individually tailored to the needs and professional goals of the student. The program grounds its theory with strong empirical research, both in the laboratory as well as in field settings.

We have particular strengths in descriptive linguistics and language revitalization, historical/typological/areal linguistics, second language acquisition and teaching, laboratory-based phonetics/phonology/prosody/morphology/grammar, gesture studies, sociolinguistics and work with corpora.

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department