Linguistics Undergraduate Certificate

Study the building blocks of human communication through the Linguistics Undergraduate Certificate in the College of Public Health. Explore the scientific study of language, including structure and use, theoretical models, and real life applications. Enhance your analytical and critical thinking abilities, improve your proficiency in a foreign language or American Sign Language (ASL), and study the use and meaning of language.

Students take core courses including introductory linguistics, language and syntax courses. All certificate students also take a seminar, Topics in Communication Sciences and Disorders, which varies based on the semester. The ASL or foreign language requirements may be waived through placement testing in some cases. See a full list of courses.

Linguistics professor with students in language lab

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Certificate Program program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2017–2018 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $19,272.00 per year
Out-of-state: $32,976.00 per year


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