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Careers for Linguists | Linguistics for Career

The MA in Language and Communication (MLC) is a professionally-oriented program grounded in applied Sociolinguistics that prepares graduates to develop careers using their linguistics skillset in business, government, nonprofit, tech and academia. 

Our unique program of study focuses on the application of linguistic theory, research, and methods to a broad range of career paths accompanied by intensive professional development training. Every student has the flexibility to tailor their program to their academic and professional interests and goals. 

MLC alumni work in User Experience Research & Design (UX/UI), voice and speech technology, international government, artificial intelligence, social cause communication, nonprofit leadership and advocacy, applied research, marketing & branding, health care communication, business & consulting, higher education and more.