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Computational Linguistics FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most asked questions about the Computational Linguistics Certificate.
If you have a question not answered below, reach out to our Academic Advisors.

There are a number of courses with prerequisites, so for most people, it can be completed over 4 semesters.

Requirement infromation can be found here

At this time, you do need to be an admitted student at the university of Utah.  Admissions requirements can be found here.

The university has deadlines for admission here. You will need to be admitted before you take classes.  There is no deadline for admission to the Certificate program itself.

Please fill out the enrollment form to sing up for the certificate.

The tuition is figured at the regular university tuition rates, it depends on your residency status and how many courses you take at once. Please visit the univiersity tuition webpage for more infromation.

Some of the courses are available in online format, and some are only available in person. You will need to check the course schedule each semester to see what is offered.

LING 1200 and LING 1069 are offered each summer, but currently the other courses are only available during Spring and Fall.

No, the Certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or in addition to any degree you are pursuing at the University of Utah.  Do talk with your advisor about the requirements because once you have completed the certificate, you are two courses away from a minor in Linguistics.

The type of training and certification you need for jobs in this field is job specific.  Some jobs only require a Bachelor’s Degree and some will require advanced degrees.  Our certificate will help your future employer know the skills you have in NLP and this can put you ahead of other candidates. Please check our jobs page for more information about looking for a job/career.


Last Updated: 8/10/22