Modern Languages and Classics
    200 BB Comer Hall, Box 870246, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

German, MA
Specialty Area(s) Offered: German Linguistics/Philology, German Literature, German Studies.
Program Director(s): Dr. Thomas Fox, (205) 348-2775
Application Contact: Dr. Douglas Lightfoot, (205) 348-6608
Dr. Rasma Lazda, (205) 348-6954
Allow Admission with Permission to Continue?    n/a
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   No
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   Yes
Minimum GPA for AMP: 3.3
Is test score waived for AMP applicants? No

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Statement of Purpose
Resume / CV
Optional but recommended.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading schemes. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission). Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
Graduate Admission Test Scores
GRE score not required.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300, MAT: 50th Percentile.
The admission test score is waived for those holding a graduate degree at the time of enrollment or 5+ years of related work experience. Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue. (optional)
English Proficiency Test
Official English proficiency test score from TOEFL, IELTS or PTE – required for applicants whose first language is not English, unless they have a U.S. degree earned within three years (of enrolling in their graduate program) or have studied in the U.S. for two years immediately prior to enrolling here.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.
Writing SampleA writing sample (about 10 pages) is required in the target language, showing competence in the language and analytical ability. For applicants applying to a dual-language program, we require writing samples in both languages.
Additional Requirements:10-page double-spaced writing sample in the target language

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