BA in Applied Linguistics

Develop skills to learn any language and translate the Bible
When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics from Moody, you gain the tools to learn any language in the world. You will develop these skills through lectures and by analyzing data from different languages. You’ll meet regularly with a native speaker of the language you are studying to master the technique of learning any tongue. Receive extensive biblical and theological training that prepares you to effectively share the gospel.

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When you study at Moody Bible Institute, your ministry-focused education prepares you to serve God wherever He calls you. Learn from professors with real-life and academic experience as you engage in community with other students. You’ll gain life-transforming spiritual growth through your rigorous biblical and theological studies. At Moody, God transforms the world through you.


Location – Chicago

  • Four-Year Degree
  • 129 credits total

Career Paths

With this degree, you can:

  • Translate the Bible
  • Do language surveys
  • Serve across the globe in a wide range of mission roles
  • Get involved in local church outreach
  • Minister to immigrants and refugees in your community

Student Life

  • Spiritual Enrichment at Chapel and Conferences
  • 300+ Chicago Ministry Sites
  • 18:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
  • 45,000 Alumni Around the World

Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate students enjoy a full-tuition scholarship sponsored by donors!
  • You pay for room, board, and books.
  • Additional financial aid includes loans, grants, scholarships, and VA benefits.

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