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Brigham Young University

Center for Language Studies

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Center for Language Studies is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Second language teaching

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score in 50th percentile on the verbal section, 4 on analytical/writing section); ACTFL OPI in language of specialization (if student is not a native speaker of the target language)
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
50%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score in 50th percentile on the verbal section, 4 on analytical/writing section); ACTFL OPI in language of specialization (if student is not a native speaker of the target language)
Master's Degree Requirements English writing sample, minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, letter of intent, completion of a teaching method class

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 22.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 0
Male (29)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Test construct validation, strategy for attaining superior language proficiency, error correction strategies, direct versus indirect testing, eye tracking and reading proficiency
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3086 Joseph F. Smith Building
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Ray T. Clifford
Director
Email: rayc@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-3263