The Master of Arts (MA) in Cognitive Linguistics through the Department of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University requires 30 credit hours and a written MA thesis. The committee supervising the thesis consists of a director and two additional faculty members, conforming to the requirements of the School of Graduate Studies.
A canonical interval for completing the program is four semesters. Other arrangements are possible. Part-time enrollment is also possible. The required courses include two courses in theory (406 & 407, 3 credits each), two courses in research (408 & 409, 3 credits each), for a total of 12 credits, plus an additional 6 credits of electives (typically two other courses with COGS designations, at the 300 or 400 level), for a total of 18 credits, and 12 credit hours of thesis work.
How Do I Apply?
Applications for the degree program are submitted online only. Apply by visiting the School of Graduate Studies webpage for prospective students.
Students interested in non-degree enrollment should consult the School of Graduate Studies webpage for non-degree students.
In order to consider each applicant’s case fully and fairly we prefer to receive a completed application (see the School of Graduate Studies website for details) by 1 May for admission in the fall of that year.
For questions about the program, contact Program Director Vera Tobin at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about application procedures, contact the Office of Graduate Studies at email@example.com.