University of Colorado - Boulder

Computational Linguistics, Analytics and Search Informatics



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Computational Linguistics, Analytics and Search Informatics

Format: Online

Program Description:

Requires 32 hours of approved graduate study, including a 2-hour Capstone course focused on a publishable research project, potentially during a summer internship. This degree also has course offerings online. 

Format: Hybrid

Admissions Requirements
1.    Hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent in computer science, linguistics, math or science from an accredited college or university.
2.    Have an undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75.
3.    Programming experience equivalent to a Computer Science undergraduate level.
4.    GRE scores are required for all applicants.
5.    International applicants whose post-secondary education was not in English need to provide a TOEFL score of 90 (IBT) or higher or an IELTS score of seven or higher.
6.    Provide four letters of recommendation.
7.    Provide a personal statement of purpose.

•    Computational linguists make a median salary of $79,560 a year (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) 
•    Our students have the opportunity to experience classes on campus or online in real time, or any time that fits their schedule. 
•    Gain the skills to become a natural language processing developer, computational linguist, cognitive engineer, text analyst or language operations engineer. 
•    Our students gain multiple skills for this growing field by specializing in computer science and linguistics. 


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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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