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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: 30
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

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
Lubbock
TX USA 79409-2071 www.depts.ttu.edu/classic_modern
Phone Number 8068342463
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


The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.


US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10January 20June 2July 8

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.


International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15February 15February 15

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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.


GRE GMAT
Yes Yes

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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.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
795506.5112BC

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