Master's Degree Program
If you’re fascinated by the human language and want to dive into the rich study of grammar, theory and culture, the applied linguistics master’s program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks has everything you need.
UAF offers a flexible yet intensive master’s in applied linguistics for students who are working professionals or who want a program that will work around their schedules. With in-person and online courses, as well as many evening classes, the MA in applied linguistics is accessible to students in Alaska and around the world.
When you earn your applied linguistics degree at UAF, you’ll not only join a thriving community of scholars and peers. You’ll also be surrounded by the natural beauty of Alaska and its vibrant cultures.
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Why Earn Your Applied Linguistics Master’s Degree at UAF?
At the University of Alaska Fairbanks, linguistics connects directly to life — both personal and professional. The tools and knowledge you gain as you earn your MA in applied linguistics will provide a solid foundation for you to succeed in any number of jobs in applied linguistics and related fields.
What Can You Do with a Master’s in Applied Linguistics?
UAF’s versatile applied linguistics master’s degree will prepare you for satisfying jobs in applied linguistics that allow you to help others while doing what you love. Linguists work in a wide range of industries, including education, community outreach, journalism, publishing and writing.
Many of UAF’s applied linguistics degree graduates have gone on to teach English overseas, direct Indigenous Language revitalization projects, work in applied research consulting and work in politics.
Thanks to our balanced combination of theoretical and hands-on education, applied linguistics master’s graduates are highly sought after in prestigious doctoral programs around the country.
Some popular jobs in applied linguistics and related fields you can look forward to include:
- English as a foreign language teacher
- Social worker
- Speech and language therapist
- Community advocate
Applied Linguistics Master’s Degree Requirements
Courses in the master’s in applied linguistics program at UAF explore a range of topics depending on your specialization area. To help you tailor your education to your career goals, we offer concentrations in general linguistics, language documentation and second language acquisition teacher education.
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