Experimental Study of Language Certificate – CTESLG
Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders
School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences
Grover Center W218
Athens, OH 45701-2979
Delivery Mode: Athens Campus
Terms of Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer
Enrollment Eligibility: Current degree-seeking
The scientific study of language is spread across multiple disciplines and is growing rapidly. The OHIO graduate certificate in the experimental study of language is for graduate students who wish to broaden their education in the study of language and gain research knowledge and experience. It is anticipated that this certificate will be attractive to students in Spanish, Linguistics, Latin American Studies, International Studies, Psychology, and Communication Sciences and Disorders. The curriculum is extends across units participating in the Institute for the Experimental Study of Language (IESL). Note: the research project for this certificate will not count toward a requirement in the student’s home degree program.
Certificate Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
- identify an interdisciplinary research question in the study of language.
- integrate various perspectives in the study of language.
- effectively present research findings.
Opportunities upon Completion
Students who complete this certificate will be well-positioned to continue academic studies at the Ph.D. level in a variety of areas including communication sciences and disorders, linguistics, Spanish, and other areas.
Students will compose a statement of intent, two to three pages, that outlines reasons for wanting to be admitted to the certificate program. This statement of intent must be accompanied by a letter, addressed to the IESL Associate Director for Training, asking for consideration for admission. Upon application, potential students will have already identified a research mentor (for the research project). Grade point average requirement = 3.2.
An I-20 cannot be issued based on admission to this certificate. However, this certificate can be completed as part of an Ohio University graduate degree in a related field, and an I-20 may be issued based on admission to that degree program.
Complete 14 credit hours as follows: