M.A. On Campus

Applied Linguistics

Grand Valley State University

12 months
14000 USD/year
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The Grand Valley State University  Department of English at Grand Valley State University offers an M.A. in Applied Linguistics that provides students with foundational knowledge of linguistics and its practical application to real world concerns. 


Key facts

The overall goal of the Applied Linguistics program at Grand Valley State University  is to train students to become knowledgeable and skilled English language specialists who can work in a variety of professional careers in applied linguistics at home and abroad such as second language education, adult literacy development, language assessment and evaluation, various domestic and international contexts of TESOL, language program administration, and publishing.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Principles of Educational Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics Research 
  • Teaching English as an Additional Language
  • Pedagogical Grammar
  • Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching
  • World Englishes: History and Variation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Submission of all required admission materials, including:
  • Completed graduate application for admission
  • $30 nonrefundable application fee (unless you have previously applied to Grand Valley)
  • Official copies of transcripts from all institutions of higher education previously attended. Transcripts must be sent from those institutions directly to the GVSU Admissions Office. NOTE: We do not require official transcripts from Grand Valley.
  • Test scores from the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), or IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) for applicants whose native language is not English. Only original score reports will be accepted. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 12 months.

National 708 $ /credit

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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