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Queens College
City University of New York

65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367-1597
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M.A. in Applied Linguistics (Program Code 302)

Admissions Requirements, Maintenance Requirements, Degree Requirements, Graduate Course Descriptions

Department: Linguistics and Communication Disorders (LCD)
Kissena Hall 349
Phone: (718) 997 2870
Fax: (718) 997 2873
Program Director: Robert Vago

The goal of this program is to train graduate students to be effective teachers of adult learners of English as a second or foreign language.

Admissions Requirements (Fall matriculation only; admitted students may begin their studies in the Summer.)

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for admission.

  • Completion of bachelorís degree with a 3.0 GPA minimum.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English and who do not hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited American institution of higher education must submit proof of having achieved a score of 600 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A personal essay of approximately 500 words.
  • The credentials of each applicant will be examined by the Linguistics Graduate Admissions Committee. An interview may be requested.
  • The number of applicants approved for matriculation is limited by available resources; therefore, applicants who otherwise meet minimum requirements for matriculation may not necessarily be admitted.

The application deadline is April 1. For an application packet, contact the Graduate Admissions office. For non-matriculed admission, contact the LCD office.

Maintenance Requirements

  • Minimum overall grade point average of B (3.0).
  • All students must file a Program of Study form with the Program Director.

Degree Requirements

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for the Master of Arts degree.

  • Satisfactory completion of the following 36 credits: LCD 701, 702, 703, 705, 706, 707, 720, 740.3, 741.3, 742, 750, 790.
  • Completion of course requirements with a minimum overall grade point average of B (3.0).

Graduate Course Descriptions