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Hofstra University

Programs in Forensic Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Hempstead, NY

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Overview

Hofstra University / Programs in Forensic Linguistics and Applied Linguistics is located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Applied linguistics (TESOL)
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics Forensic linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
36 credits, capstone, minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
36
Accepted
22
Enrolled
86%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in related area, interview, 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.22%
Black or African American 8.89%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Threatening language; using corpus tools for legal interpretation; cross-examination strategies in assault trials; non-native speakers of English in the justice system; investigating deception, misrepresentation, and disinformation in civil, criminal, and intelligence cases
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Welch
Chairperson
Email: patricia.m.welch@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-6453

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