Articulate your success with your online Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics degree from Ashford University. If your future goals focus on language acquisition or technology, then this online degree program is for you. The demand for professionals to teach essential language skills, for experts who understand natural language processing, and for speech therapists will continue to increase. Your online coursework covers both the theory and the practical applications of linguistics. Discover the structure of language and how it is learned. Explore language-related social issues and how they impact policy. This degree represents your competence in computational linguistics, teaching English, and speech pathology.