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Thank you for your interest in Second Language Studies at Indiana University. We offer unique programs of study that will put you in contact with outstanding scholars, where you can learn directly from faculty whose research has shaped basic understanding of second language acquisition. We offer opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research in a range of areas. Whether you seek an undergraduate Minor in Second Language Studies, a TESOL Certificate, an MA in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, or an MA or Ph.D. in Second Language Studies, our department will provide an experience that will most certainly guide your professional career for years to come.
With very best wishes,
Chair of Second Language Studies
Two MA programs and a PhD program to train the next generation of foreign and second language professionals as both researchers and teachersExplore our programs
An undergraduate minor to provide a firm foundation in second language acquisition. Review our Undergraduate Minor
An undergraduate certificate offering practical training that focuses on facilitating second language acquisition.Review our Undergraduate Certificate
An English Language Improvement Program for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students and an Intensive English Program to prepare for study at English-speaking universitiesImprove your English
The learning of second and foreign languages is a rich and fascinating process involving linguistic, psychological, cultural, and social dimensions. The Indiana University Department of Second Language Studies is dedicated to teaching and research on the structure, acquisition, and use of nonnative language in both instructed and contact contexts.