Academic Programs Catalog

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages

Linked Bachelor's-Master's Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Linguistics
Master of Arts Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The department welcomes applications from Michigan State University Linguistics undergraduate students in their junior and senior year.  Admission applications must be made during the prior spring semester for an anticipated Spring graduation or the prior fall semester for an anticipated fall graduation to allow admission before the final semester as a Linguistics undergraduate.  Admission to the program requires a minimum undergraduate grade-point average of 3.25 and an approved program of study for the Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at the time of admission. Admission to the Linked Bachelor’s-Master’s program allows the application of up to 9 credits toward the master’s program for qualifying 400-level and above course work taken at the undergraduate level at Michigan State University or another postsecondary accredited institution of comparable academic quality. The number of approved credits, not to exceed 9, are applied toward the credit requirement of the master’s degree. Credits applied to the Linked Bachelor’s-Master’s program are not eligible to be applied to any other graduate degree program.