We very much welcome PhD students, who are a crucial part of the Department's academic and intellectual life. Before entering the program, PhD applicants must find an advisor who is willing to supervise their dissertation  Our linguistics faculty would be happy to explore possibilities with potential applicants interested in their areas of specialization. Please consult the Faculty page for a list of faculty members and their research specializations.
PhD a​​dmission requirements & application:
Applicants must have completed a thesis-based MA in linguistics or a related field with a minimum grade of 85% (equivalent to “Good” standing or better) in both courses and thesis. 
Please consult the Kreitman School for Advanced Studies web pages for more information on admission requirements.