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Michigan State University’s linguistics program is ranked among the best in the field for study, research, and employment by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), a leading provider of services, analysis and information to the global higher education sector.
the linguistics program offers BA, MA and Ph.D. degrees and two minors. It is housed inside the Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures (formerly the Department of Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Linguistics and Languages), which is an interdisciplinary department, with 66 professors and approximately 1,200 students, which focuses on linguistics, language learning and teaching and cultural studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Yen-Hwei Lin, professor and chairman of the Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures, said the QS 2021 World University Rankings on Linguistics reflect the evolution of the program’s reputation as a disciplinary stronghold. MSU’s linguistics program first made the list of the top 50 in the world, placing 47e among the 303 global institutions ranked. At the national level, the program obtained the 19e place of American universities. QS has researched and evaluated linguistics programs at US and global universities since 2018.
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