Linguistics: Forensic Linguistics at Hofstra University trains first and foremost to become a linguist and learn the core tools and competencies—including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, dialectology, and sociolinguistics—that serve as the base of linguistics.Advanced courses explore the specific application of linguistic science to cases involving criminal activity of all kinds, including extortion, bribery, murder, espionage, weapons of mass destruction, as well as to civil cases of trademark protection, the meaning of contracts and statutes, and defamation.
- discourse analysis
- corpus linguistics
- 24 months
- 36 months
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- Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Interview with program director (in person, by phone or via videoconference).
- Written statement of professional interests and goals or an academic essay.
International28890 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
National28890 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
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