Child Language Graduate Program


  • Additional core courses in language acquisition
  • Additional supplemental courses in linguistics, psycholinguistics, developmental psychology, and/or language intervention
  • Additional courses in statistics and methodology
  • Continuous enrollment in the Child Language Proseminar
  • A Written examination covering language acquisition, psycholinguisitics, developmental psychology, and disorders of language development and intervention
  • A comprehensive oral examination
  • A research-based dissertation and oral examination and defense of the thesis

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