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Guide to the M.A. in Applied Linguistics

General Description of the Program

The department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures offers a variety of programs for graduate students interested in second language acquisition and second language teaching. With an exceptional faculty within and without the department, we offer the student solid training and education in both theoretical and applied areas.

Certificate in Teaching English in International Contexts: designed to enhance the backgrounds of those interested in a teaching career, focusing on teaching English in contexts outside the U.S.


The Graduate Advisor

Dr. Greta Gorsuch
Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
Texas Tech University
PO Box 42071
Lubbock, TX 79409-2071


The Applied Linguistics Faculty

Core Faculty

Affiliate Faculty


Admission

For international students:

For U.S. students or students with green cards:


Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fee costs can be found on the Graduate School website.


Financial Support

Information on CMLL Graduate Student Financial Support can be found here.


Requirements for Entrance

Applicants must meet all Graduate School requirements for admission and must demonstrate knowledge of a language other than English. Prospective applicants whose native language is other than English must provide the Graduate School official proof of English proficiency. For more information please click here.


Application Procedures

For general information on applying to the CMLL Graduate Program in Applied Lingistuics, please click here.

In addition to above, please submit the following:

  1. Three letters of recommendation from professors with whom you have taken courses.
  2. A short narrative (500 words or less) indicating why you are interested in Applied Linguistics, what your future plans are, and why you are interested in TTU.
  3. A sample of an academic paper or essay you have written in English for a course.

Send the required documents for CMLL via e-mail or the postal service to:

Domestic applications:
Liz Hildebrand, Domestic Graduate Applications
Texas Tech University
Box 42071
Lubbock, TX 79409-2071
Fax: 806.742.3306
Email: liz.hildebrand@ttu.edu

International applications:
Carla Burrus, International Graduate Applications
Texas Tech University
Box 42071
Lubbock, TX 79409-2071
Fax: 806.742.3306
Email: carla.burrus@ttu.edu