Feb 03, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Linguistics Graduate Certificate

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Application deadlines - http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert



This certificate is designed to provide students with an introduction to the field of applied linguistics. There are no other certificates of this kind in the state of Florida. Because of the program’s flexibility regarding course requirements, it will allow students to specialize based on need and personal interest. And because of the applied nature of this discipline, this certificate will introduce students to advanced language analytic skills and expertise work in business, research and innovation, government, healthcare, technology, and the nonprofit sectors.

Course Location/Delivery


Admissions Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.  In addition, must also have:

1 academic Letter of Recommendation, resume, letter of intent

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


Requirements of this Certificate (9 Credit Hours)

Students must take at least one of the following three‐credit courses:


Students may choose from the following electives for the remaining six credits. Courses from the core courses may also be used to fulfull remaining six credits.

Time Limit

3 years

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

The certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.


Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

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