Applied Linguistics, MA

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application and supplemental materials (
    • Completed copy of CCSU English proficiency form showing an advanced level of standard academic English proficiency
    • Copy of official TOEFL iBT score of 79 or higher (if required)
    • Letter to CCSU English Department detailing reasons for pursuing graduate study in Applied Linguistics, preferred track (TESOL or LLP), and career plans in the field
    • $50 application fee
  1. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education for schools other than CCSU (GPA of 3.00 or higher) 
    • Applicants with a GPA of 2.40 or higher might be admitted conditionally (based on additional evidence of academic potential provided in the Letter of Application) at the discretion of the department
    • Applicants must have completed at least 3 credits of study in a second language (non-native English speakers may satisfy this with English)

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail:

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Elena Koulidobrova
Associate Professor

Academic Department