Graduate Programs

Graduate students may earn a doctoral degree as well as a master's degree through the UC Davis Department of Linguistics, which offers exceptional choices among areas of concentration and interaction with faculty from a broad range of academic disciplines.
Ph.D. Program

Ph.D. Program

The UC Davis doctoral program in Linguistics comprises a graduate faculty who embody a wide range of expertise and research interests. Students can specialize in general linguistics, second language acquisition and multilingualism, and experimental/quantitative approaches to language research.

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M.A. Program and Requirements

M.A. Program and Requirements

The M.A. program gives students a solid education in general linguistics. Students earn a master's degree by completing a combination of coursework and an in-depth research paper.

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Governing Committees

Governing Committees

Department of Linguistics graduate programs are administered by the department of linguistics. Graduate faculty in linguistics are responsible for student mentorship, delivering graduate instruction, and serving on program committees.

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