Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.
A doctorate in Linguistics enables you to have advanced skills in linguistics area of study. With this degree, you will understand the origin of various languages in the world as well as analyzing their relationship and ways in which they can be improved to enhance proper and effective communication among different people.
The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.
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The Ph.D. program in Applied Linguistics at Northern Arizona University is designed to prepare future professors, researchers and teacher trainers to work independently and in leadership positions with the learning and teaching of second languages, the analysis of language, and the design of language-related research. [+]
Pursue a diverse range of issues in preparation for your career as a researcher, teacher trainer, or leader in fields related to teaching and learning second languages, including:Corpus linguistics Grammar and vocabulary Grammatical variation Language planning and policy Language testing and program evaluation Pragmatics Quantitative research methods Register and discourse analysis Second language acquisition Second language reading and writing Second language teaching and learning Speech perception and production Spoken discourse World Englishes
Our faculty work closely with individual students, helping them to develop as colleagues in applied linguistics. As a result, our PhD students have an outstanding record of publication and participation in major conferences such as TESOL and AAAL. Graduates of our program have also been highly successful at obtaining tenure-track faculty positions at major universities.... [-]
The Doctor of Letters allows further specialization in the field of letters which, essentially, that of literature, language and textual, visual and discursive practices (including theater, cinema, philosophy, history of art and media discourse). [+]
The Doctor of Letters allows further specialization in the field of letters which, essentially, that of literature, language and textual, visual and discursive practices (including theater, cinema, philosophy, history of art and media discourse).
It aims to train students who can contribute to increased knowledge of critical, historical, methodological and theoretical, and, thereby, contribute to the integration of disciplines, with literary studies, share the letters of the field.
Offered jointly with the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi and the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, this program brings together 23 research professors and researchers-creators whose specializations cover all the topics and approaches of literary studies.... [-]