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Masters Program

Requirements

  • Plan A: Plan A requires 20 major credits, 10 MA thesis credits and 6 credits outside the major. The total number of credits is 36. An Oral Final Exam and an MA thesis are also required. The major courses include five courses covering core areas of language structure (phonology, syntax, semantics) and one course in field methods.

  • Plan B: Plan B requires 26 major credits, 6 credits outside the major. The total number of credits is 32. An Oral Final Exam and a Plan B paper are also required. The major courses include five courses covering core areas of language structure (phonology, syntax, semantics); one course in field methods; one research paper course; and one elective.

Language

Students have to demonstrate competence (the equivalent of two or more years of study) in one language other than their native language before the MA degree can be awarded.

Contact Information


Claire Halpert
Director of Graduate Studies

S315 Elliott Hall
612-626-5400
halpert@umn.edu

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