Ph.D. Program

The Department of Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language at Georgia State University, one of few departments of its kind in the United States, offers a Ph.D. in applied linguistics to prepare students to conduct research on adult language learning and teaching and to function as graduate-level educators in programs training language education professionals. Students in the program have an opportunity to work with graduate faculty who specialize in various areas of applied linguistics. The faculty are committed to teaching and research productivity, and are especially interested in mentoring and collaborating with novice members of the profession.