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World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (M)

The department currently offers the master of arts in world languages, literatures and linguistics with concentrations in Spanish, linguistics and teaching English to speakers of other languages. It is also possible to combine two of the above areas of emphasis as a major field of study within the department, giving you the flexibility to tailor the program to your needs.

Our program is unique in this region, attracting students from across the United States and around the world. Since the master’s degree is our highest degree, our M.A. students’ academic and professional development receives our full attention and resources. The diverse expertise of our faculty provides students with interesting and flexible plans of study as well as ample opportunities to evolve as leaders and decision makers within their classrooms and within our department.

Additional Application Information

Specific Application requirements can be found here:

Department application

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

February 1

Spring Deadline

October 1

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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