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Comparative Literature, Languages, & Linguistics
Graduate Programs and Courses

These graduate programs and courses are offered by the Long Island, New York campus of Hofstra University.

Master of Arts

  • Applied Linguistics (TESOL)
    This program is designed to broaden the theoretical and practical base of people involved in all aspects of working with adult or college-level non-native speakers of English including teaching, materials development and publishing or related areas. The program shares a common core of courses with the M.S. in Ed. program leading to primary and secondary school certification in TESOL for New York state.
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  • Bilingualism
    A bilingual and bicultural understanding of the Hispanic and American ways of life. This specialization is designed for persons holding a baccalaureate degree and for Spanish speaking professionals who have the necessary linguistic skills to perform their course work in Spanish and in English.
  • Graduate Programs in Linguistics: Forensic Linguistics
    The program prepares students to continue on for a PhD in theoretical or applied linguistics or a related field; or for public and private sector employment in the United States and internationally in careers relating to or associated with law, law enforcement, and the forensic sciences.