M.A. Programs

MA Program Director: Daniel Finer
TESOL Education Program Director: Annette Shideler
MA LIN Program Director: Francisco Ordóñez


The M.A. in linguistics is a 30-credit program of advanced study in linguistics. The M.A. in TESOL is a degree in language teaching with a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. The M.A. TESOL program is composed almost wholly of coursework in the applied curriculum of the department.

Please note that the final application deadlines for the MA programs are July 1 for domestic applicants, and April 1 for international applicants. However, we encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.