The UW Department of Linguistics, one of the oldest in the U.S., brings you a top-notch Professional Master's program in Computational Linguistics. Steered by an advisory board that includes managers and researchers from many leading technology companies, our program is designed to ensure you'll have the skills to grow and change with this exciting, dynamic field.
What is Computational Linguistics?
Language is widely recognized as part of what makes us human. We instinctively know its value in communication and the development of ideas. Transferring those skills to computers is the challenge of a computational linguist-from predictive text messaging to dialogue software for your car, to discoveries in medical research.
In just 12 months of full-time study, or 24–36 months of part-time study, you'll be well prepared for a variety of positions:
- Computational Linguist
- Specialized Software Development Engineer
- Language Technician
- Language Specialist
- Quality Assurance Analyst
- Translational Technology Specialist
Learn more about the master's degree, and download a printable brochure for information at a glance.
Learn about the program by viewing a video overview, or an archived online information meeting. See details »
Book: How'd You Score That Gig?
Read an excerpt from this career adventure featuring an interview with program director Emily Bender.
Attend a Webinar
Learn more about our program during a webinar on February 11 from 12-1pm.
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Read news articles about computational linguistics.
CLMA student Imre Solti has been awarded a prestigious K99 grant from NIH and the National Library of Medicine. Visit the Biomedical and Health Informatics Web site for more information.
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