Second Language Studies, Postgraduate Certificate | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Second Language Studies

12 months
Duration
23951 USD/year
23951 USD/year
9989 USD/year
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About

The purpose of the graduate certificate in Second Language Studies (SLS) at University of Kansas is to enhance the preparation and professionalization of graduate students of languages, literatures, cultures, and linguistics in CLAS and School of Education departments. 

Overview

About this Certificate 

The Second Language Studies certificate provides these students with a new opportunity to add a concentration in applied linguistics and highlight their training in research-based language pedagogy. 

This is an important addition for both M.A. and Ph.D. students who plan a career in language teaching at institutions of higher education and/or wish to continue their graduate education in SLS.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition.
  • Language Teaching Research
  • A graduate-level course in Linguistics or another approved related graduate-level course, including those offered by the School of Education.
  • Elective course in Second Language Studies. This may be fulfilled by a Teaching Methods course required of GTAs teaching in the SLLC (FREN 704, SLAV 824, SPAN 801) or by other approved related courses, including those offered by the School of Education.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

12 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

Non-KU students or KU Alumni must have a previously completed advanced degree in an applicable field with a graduate GPA of 3.0 of higher.  The application process entails completing the online application, submitting materials required for the Second Language Studies (SLS) Certificate:

  • A C.V. or Resume.
  • A personal statement declaring your interest in Second Language Studies and its relationship to your graduate course of study and/or career objectives.
  • 2 letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your academic work or potential for graduate study.
  • Official transcripts from any institutions where coursework related to study in your second language was completed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9989 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Funding

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