Doctor of Philosophy
Applied Linguistics, Doctor of Philosophy
Language is humanity’s most powerful tool. Applied linguistics puts that tool to work.
Northern Arizona University’s Applied Linguistics programs are internationally recognized for excellence in language-related research and teacher training. Here, you will learn to apply your scholarship to a wide range of real-world issues related to language teaching, learning, use, and assessment.
This dissertation-based PhD allows you to customize your coursework and research around such areas as second language studies, teaching and assessment of language skills, corpus linguistics, grammar and discourse, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, and speech perception and production.