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Programs in Forensic Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Hempstead, NY

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Hofstra University

Overview

Hofstra University / Programs in Forensic Linguistics and Applied Linguistics is located in Hempstead, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Applied linguistics (TESOL)
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics Forensic linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
36 credits, capstone, minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
37
Accepted
23
Enrolled
90%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in related area, interview, 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.86%
Black or African American 11.43%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Threatening language, legal interpretation, cross-examination strategies in assault trials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Welch
Chairperson
Email: patricia.m.welch@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-6453