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Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies

12 months
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1215 USD/credit 36450 USD/year
1215 USD/credit 36450 USD/year
586 USD/credit 17580 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (MS-ALIS), offered by Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), is one of the first professional master’s degrees in foreign language and cultural studies in the United States. 

Overview

Key facts

The Master of Science in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (MS-ALIS) emphasizes the real-world professional applications of language for a wide range of career paths, from communications and non-profit to business, engineering, and medicine.

In addition to rigorous training in advanced-level language and cross-cultural communication, students have the opportunity to go abroad to study, do research, and complete for-credit internships. Students graduate with a professional portfolio in the language of concentration, positioning them to pursue a range of internationally oriented career paths.

At Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) the MS-ALIS is a flexible program that can be completed in as few as 3 semesters or part-time over a longer period. To graduate, students must earn 30 credit hours at the 6000+ level and present a professional portfolio in the target language that demonstrates advanced-level competence in the language and culture of focus (completed in LANG 6503: Professional Portfolio during the final semester of study).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Theory and Foundations 
  • Linguistics Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Applied Languages Studies 
  • Cultural Studies 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Official Transcripts
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0+
  • TOEFL score (international students)
  • Intermediate-high level proficiency in the language of focus (ACTFL standards)
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 in the language of focus

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 586 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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