The MA Program in Applied Linguistics at UMass Boston is comprehensive in its scope and designed to introduce students to the theoretical, empirical and practical dimensions of applied linguistics. The Program emphasizes both theory and practice. These areas of inquiry are reflected in faculty and student research and the intellectual diversity characterizing the content of the various courses that students will be taking.
Its interdisciplinary core curriculum includes courses in:
- basic theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics
- psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics
- discourse analysis and ethnographic research methods
- ESL/EFL methodologies
- cross cultural studies
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Massachusetts-Boston is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires field experience.