Virginia International University

MS in Applied Linguistics (Multilingual Education)


11200 Waples Mill Rd

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States




703 591 7046

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Applied Linguistics (Multilingual Education)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science (MS) in Applied Linguistics at Virginia International University is designed to foster the skills necessary to improve the effectiveness of language instruction, content delivery, and program efficacy. The program seeks to be a pioneer in the field of language teaching by building a curriculum that includes the recommendations from employers in the community during the creation and development of new courses' overall goals. This provides graduates with a needed edge in their job search, as the curriculum is focused on providing employers what they are looking for in current and future candidates. Concentrations are available in Multilingual Education, Program Management, and Educational Technology.

Graduates from VIU's MS in Applied Linguistics will be able to successfully apply their understanding of teaching in a variety of educational settings locally, nationally, and globally. Upon graduation from VIU's MS in Applied Linguistics program, graduates will have the ability to build careers in various educational institutions employing foreign and additional language teaching in post-secondary educational settings, businesses, and non-profit organizations.

VIU's MS in Applied Linguistics maintains the university's mission of striving to embrace freedom of thought and diverse interpretations of human experiences, aspects that are vital in the field of education and in a global context. Our goal is to graduate students who display and make use of their moral, intellectual, and professional excellence to serve as role models for and educate future generations and make a difference in their communities.


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