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M.A. in World Languages

The department currently offers the master of arts in World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics with concentrations in Spanish, Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL). It is also possible to combine two of the above areas of emphasis as a major field of study within the department, giving you the flexibility to tailor the program to your needs.

Our program is unique in this region, attracting students from across the United States and around the world. Since the master’s degree is our highest degree, our M.A. students’ academic and professional development receives our full attention and resources. The diverse expertise of our faculty provides students with interesting and flexible plans of study as well as ample opportunities to evolve as leaders and decision makers within their classrooms and within our department.

Students with a M.A. in world languages follow a variety of career paths, including teaching and research (elementary through higher education), domestic and international government service, business and international trade, broadcasting and journalism, law, medicine, information technology, travel and leisure industries, arts and entertainment and international service (military, Peace Corps, etc.).

In today's world of increasing globalization, the ability to communicate effectively in another language and with a person from another culture is a highly sought after commodity in many professions.