Linguistics Degree at Oakland University (Oakland)

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Linguistics Degree

The linguistics degree program at Oakland University offers students instruction on language and language groups, including how languages are developed and the relationship languages help foster, from a humanistic and scientific perspective. Students who graduate from the linguistics degree program may pursue careers in speech therapy, teaching, foreign language translation, and more. Courses include instruction in behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, morphology and syntax, and lexicography. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer linguistics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Linguistics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Oakland University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree8
Master's Degree8

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male7
Female9

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black1
White11

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Linguistics program at Oakland, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Interpreters and Translators

Description

Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, interpreters and translators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 42.2% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 210
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.85
    • Average Annual Salary: $35,060
  • Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 90
    • Average Hourly Rate: $25.58
    • Average Annual Salary: $53,200

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Linguistics Programs in Michigan

Linguistics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures (B,M)
  • Linguistics (B,M)

University of Michigan - Flint

Flint, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Linguistics (B)

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 39 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M,D)
  • Comparative Literature (B,M,D)

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M)

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 24 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M,D)

Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Linguistics (B)

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