College of Liberal Arts
A linguistics degree at UTEP covers such topics as the structure of languages, language acquisition, bilingualism, sociolinguistics and more. El Paso's multilingual character and its location on the U.S.-Mexico border make for a fascinating environment for anyone interested in language and language learning.
Fast-track M.A. in Linguistics â€“ take graduate courses while finishing the bachelor's degree
Faculty lead students in hands-on research in syntax, phonology, bilingualism and more
Linguistics majors are prepared for graduate or professional programs in education, psychology and other areas
Colombia native Mauricio Gomez served in the U.S. Army before earning his degree from UTEP. He said linguistics students acquire skills such as analytical reasoning and critical thinking. Gomez is UTEP’s associate registrar for registration.
The linguistics program prepares graduates for Ph.D. studies in linguistics, as well as for careers in TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) and language teaching. Graduates can work for colleges, government agencies and as speech therapists.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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