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 

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Washington is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Prerequisites and recommended skills in linguistics and technology required