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Master of Science

M.S. students are admitted to one of four concentrations. Click on the links below for detailed information about the requirements for an M.S. in each concentration:

The general requirements for the M.S. in Linguistics include:

Coursework (36 credits)
Foreign Language Proficiency
Master’s Research Paper (MRP)

An M.S. in Computational Linguistics requires 24 credits of coursework instead of 36 and a Master’s Thesis instead of an MRP.

Further details concerning requirements, standards and procedures for the M.S. are given in the Linguistics Graduate Student Handbook and the Graduate Bulletin.


Department of Linguistics
Georgetown University
1421 37th St. NWBox 571051Poulton Hall 240Washington, DC 20057-1051Phone: (202) 687.5956Fax: (202) 687.6174

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