Linguistics : Careers

Career Information and Further Study

Students completing a B.A. in Linguistics most often continue in graduate programs, either in linguistics, teaching English as a second language, or cognitive science. Our students have also gone on to law school, and medical school, and have done graduate work in library sciences. Students who have not pursued graduate work have found employment teaching English in countries such as France, Thailand, Korea, Japan, and China; our students have also been employed in the fields of publishing, literacy development, marketing, public service organizations, and language technology. Specifically, careers open to students with linguistics degrees include:
  • Acoustics technology
  • Computational linguistics
  • Editing
  • Educational policy
  • English as a second language instruction
  • Foreign service
  • Journalism
  • Language teaching
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Multicultural services
  • Speech synthesis
  • Translation and interpretion

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:01:35 EST