Linguistics, M.A. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
23951 USD/year
23951 USD/year
9989 USD/year
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The Linguistics program at University of Kansas requires the student to develop a solid understanding of the core areas of the discipline in addition to an in-depth specialty in one of the many areas available through the research interests of the faculty and associate faculty.


About this Degree

Areas of special strength in the graduate program include phonetics, phonology, syntax, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, first language acquisition, second language acquisition, semantics, and the study of indigenous languages.

The student will work with their academic advisor to devise a course of study that best suits the student's research interests.

The Linguistics program at University of Kansas takes usually takes two years. Students in the M.A. program complete a written Research Proposal and an Oral Examination of the Research Proposal, typically in their fourth semester of study. Students are required to take an Advanced II-level course to develop their understanding of research in their area of interest.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Phonology
  • Syntax
  • First Language Acquisition
  • Phonetics 
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Research Methods in Linguistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé or Vita (upload to online application)
  • A statement of purpose, outlining your educational and career goals. 
  • A writing sample on a linguistically related topic is ideal, but one that showcases your general academic abilities in logic reasoning and argumentation is also welcome. (upload to online application -under other/additional documents)
  • Transcripts from the baccalaureate granting institution, and any transcripts from institutions attended post-baccalaureate
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation.
  • Non-native speakers of English must meet English proficiency requirements

Tuition Fee

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    23951 USD/year
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  • 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

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