Linguistics (Graduate Certificate)

This transdisciplinary graduate certificate in linguistics offers students in several fields the opportunity to gain an understanding of the way in which languages are structured, how they are acquired, and how they vary over time, space, social distance and situational contexts.

The skills acquired through the completion of the core courses for this certificate include analytical abilities, critical thinking, effective communication and problem-solving. In addition, the knowledge acquired in the areas of discourse analysis and pragmatics makes students aware of the necessity to use appropriate registers and styles when creating written documents or oral presentations to different audiences.

Degree Offered

Linguistics (Graduate Certificate)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of


Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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