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Degree : Master of Arts

Major : Languages and Cultures

Program Description

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures represents the diversity of human cultural achievements and experiences through the development of international language skills. The Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literature’s vision is to achieve national recognition of excellence and performance in scholarship through teaching, research, and service. We will be a national leader in producing teachers of classical and modern languages, literatures, and cultures. We will cultivate linguistic proficiency, the effective use of technology in language learning, inspire critical thinking and a deep understanding of diversity, and foster the participation of students in a global society. The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures is a gateway to languages and cultures from across the globe. We offer instruction in many languages and offer exciting opportunities to study abroad. The Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures offers students the possibility of earning a MA in Languages and Cultures in Applied Linguistics, Classics, and German.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 36
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

CMLL Grad Programs : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/classic_modern/advising/CMLLMastersDoctoral.php
Applied Linguistics : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/classic_modern/linguistics/MA.php
Classics : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/classic_modern/classics/grad/lacuclassicsgradrequirements.php
German : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/classic_modern/german/germanMA.php

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Carla Burrus
E-mail: carla.burrus@ttu.edu
Phone: 806.834.3282

Department Contact Information

Department AddressDepartment of Classical & Modern Language & Literatures
Texas Tech University
P.O. Box 42071
TX USA 79409-2071 www.depts.ttu.edu/classic_modern
Phone Number 8068342463
Fax Number 8067423306
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/classic_modern/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/AS_CMLL.php

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: Yes

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: Contact the appropriate advisor: International applications: Carla.Burrus@ttu.edu; Domestic: liz.hildebrand@ttu.edu for more information on the departmental application process and documents required.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: Yes

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15Not Accepted Not Accepted

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
April 15October 15Not Accepted Not Accepted

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15Not Accepted Not Accepted

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Not Required Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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