In 2020-2021, second language learning was the 372nd most popular major nationwide with 108 degrees awarded. This represents a 41.7% increase in second language learning degrees awarded over the prior year's total of 63.
Our 2023 Best Second Language Learning Schools ranking analyzes 1 of these schools to determine the best overall colleges for second language learning students. Explore this or one of our many other custom second language learning rankings further below.
second language learning degree applicants generally need have finished high school or their GED. Many schools may also have GPA and SAT/ACT score minimums that must be met. Once you obtain your degree, additional second language learning certifications required to pursue a career in this field.
Second Language Learning degree levels vary. You can spend many years getting as high as a in second language learning to something that takes less time like a . Different second language learning degrees vary in how long they take.
|Degree||Credit Requirements||Typical Program Length|
|Associate Degree||60-70 credits||2 years|
|Bachelor’s Degree||120 credits||4 years|
|Master’s Degree||50-70 credits||1-3 years|
|Doctorate||Program required coursework including thesis or dissertation||At least 4 years|
As you might expect, salaries for second language learning graduates vary depending on the level of education that was acquired.
Second Language Learning is one of 17 different types of Foreign Languages & Linguistics programs to choose from.
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||8,539|
|American Sign Language||2,724|
|East Asian Languages||2,293|
|Classical Languages & Literature||1,428|
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