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Educating Teachers of English, Indigenous Languages, and World Languages

The Language Teaching Studies (LTS) Masters of Arts Program (formerly Language Teaching Specialization) in the Department of Linguistics is a 15-month intensive graduate degree that provides an excellent theoretical and practical professional foundation for future leaders in language teaching.

LTS graduate students can specialize in teaching one or more languages in the program. Alumni include English language teachers as well as teachers of other world and indigenous languages such as Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Arabic, several Native American languages of the Northwest, and others.

Please note that the new priority deadline for applications this year is February 1, 2019

Program Update: Starting in Summer 2018, the first term of the program will be completely online. All three of the first core courses will be taught via the internet. This means you won’t need to physically arrive on campus until fall. Learn more.

Why choose LTS? See answers from our graduate students here.

The video below highlights our collaboration with East Asian Languages and Linguistics.