Master of Science in Computational Linguistics
University of Washington

Program Details

The online MS in Computational Linguistics degree program from the University of Washington is designed to equip students for dynamic careers in the tech industry or for a PhD program in the field. The curriculum immerses students in the latest natural language processing technologies while providing essential theoretical knowledge that will be relevant for years to come. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Linguistic Phonetics
  • Syntax for Computational Linguistics
  • Shallow Processing Techniques for Natural Language Processing
  • Advanced Statistical Methods in Natural Language Processing
  • Language Processing Systems & Applications 


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Prerequisites and recommended skills in linguistics and technology
  • Statement of purpose
  • Recommendation letters
  • Portfolio of work sample
  • Proof of English language proficiency, international applicants

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities