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Department of Linguistics

NOTICE! The Department of Linguistics is currently in the process of moving to the first floor of Johnston Hall. The phone lines have been disconnected and are scheduled to resume operation on Monday, July 20th. Please email for any assistance that is needed during this time.

The UWM Department of Linguistics is a vibrant and growing center of research in theoretical, experimental, and applied linguistics. Our faculty's areas of expertise include phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and historical linguistics, all investigated across a wide range of languages. We have three research labs, close regional and national connections with other departments, and an active department life.

UWM Linguistics offers an undergraduate major, as well as M.A. and Ph.D. programs in linguistics. We also offer undergraduate and graduate TESOL certificates.

UWM Undergraduate Bulletin
B.A. in Linguistics
TESOL Undergraduate Certificate
UWM Graduate School Bulletin
M.A. Program
Ph.D. Program
TESOL Graduate Certificate

New to linguistics? The Linguistic Society of America provides a useful overview of the field: