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Find a Career in Linguistics with an Online Degree

May 1st, 2012 by

If you love learning new languages, understanding how people around the world learn to speak or want to make a difference in the lives of others, consider earning a degree in linguistics.

You don’t need to already know a foreign language to have the opportunity to learn about several languages from across the globe, become proficient in one and even learn how to teach English to others. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics can also be a way to break out from a routine job and start a career that is challenging and fulfilling.

Understanding Applied Linguistics

Applied linguistics is a field that will only continue to become more popular as the world gets smaller thanks to modern technology. Many people are trying to learn a new language and applied linguistics can help them to gain proficiency. Students earning a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics will learn about methods of language learning as well as how people around the world teach their children to speak. Graduates go on to be teachers, translators, writers and speech therapists.

Why Online Learning?

There are countless advantages to earning an online degree. Rather than having to attend school full time and miss out on family and work opportunities, you can attend classes and even take exams whenever it is convenient for you. As long as you have access to the Internet and a computer you can earn a degree. Discover the many programs available online to help you reach your educational goals.

 

About the Author:

Sandy Davis

Sandy Davis is a long-time educator who holds a Master’s Degree in Education, having taught English, writing, and communication on the secondary and college levels. With ten years of experience in blogging, social media and content management, she is a freelance writer and content marketing specialist for a diverse range of clients.

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