The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Linguistics

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.4 or equivalent
  • Writing Sample:
    • This should be a graded essay written for one of your upper level undergraduate courses.

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent
  • Master's Degree Completion:
    • Not required before admission, but must be completed during the doctoral program with a 3.6 GPA or equivalent.
  • Writing Sample:
    • This should be your MA thesis or a publication resulting from it. As a backup, you can send a graded essay written for one of your classes as a master's student.

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 15 No Entry No Entry

Program Contact Information


  • Name Elsa Schirmer
    Phone 765-496-9629
    Email eschirme@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Coordinator
    Department of Linguistics
    Purdue University
    100 North University Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098
    USA

Additional Information


  • Current master’s students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.
  • Our program is primarily interested in MA students intending to complete the Doctoral Degree.

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