Linguistics Degree at Georgia State University

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Linguistics Degree

The linguistics degree program at Georgia State 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 Georgia 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. Georgia State University offers a bachelor's degree program in linguistics.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male9
Female27

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian3
Black10
Hispanic2
White17
Multiple Races3
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Linguistics program at Georgia State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, interpreters and translators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 28.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 510
    • Average Hourly Rate: $23.42
    • Average Annual Salary: $48700

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 Georgia

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,...)

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Linguistics (B)
  • Comparative Literature (B)

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

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

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
56.65%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,112