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Michigan State University

Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages

East Lansing, MI

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Overview

Michigan State University / Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages is located in East Lansing, MI, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) German studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) German studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

149
Applied
57
Accepted
38%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2 in last 2 undergraduate years, 2 years of college-level foreign language, 3 letters of recommendation, portfolio (German studies)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation, master's degree or sufficient graduate course work in linguistics or language of study, master's thesis or major research paper

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

98
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.02%
Black or African American 2.04%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.06%
Asian 2.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
351,012

Location & Contact

Address East Lansing, MI  48824
United States
Contact Dr. David K. Prestel
Chairperson
Email: prestel@msu.edu
Phone: 517-353-0740
Fax: 517-432-2736