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FYI: New Computational Linguistics MS Program at Syracuse University


Author: Jaklin Kornfilt

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

FYI Body: Syracuse University is now accepting applications to its new Computational Linguistics M.S. Program.

The Computational Linguistics Program is administered by the Interdisciplinary Linguistics Studies Program in the department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics in collaboration with Syracuse University's School of Information Studies and College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis; applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by March 15 for the fall and November 1 for the spring.

The Computational Linguistics M.S. Program requires 36-credit hours of coursework, which may include up to six credits earned through an internship, and a G.P.A. of at least 3.0. Requirements include five linguistics courses, two courses in computational science, and three courses in information science. Students are also required to complete an internship.

For more information about the Program and for application requirements and information, please visit us at: complinguistics.syr.edu

The link for online applications is: apply.embark.com/grad/Syracuse/37

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