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Academic Programs


Explore the opportunities offered by one of our four innovative graduate programs. For most of our programs, students may elect full- or part-time study, on campus or virtual. Our courses offer creative reinterpretations of these fields within the discipline of English. We emphasize research on texts and media as they are affected by form, purpose, technology of composition, audience, cultural location, social practices, and communities of discourse.

The program provides coursework and research opportunities that appeal to professionals with careers outside the classroom as well as to those who are pursuing an academic career. Students may elect full- or part-time study, on campus or from a distance. Residency requirements may be met through Summer Doctoral Institutes which offer hybrid on-line and on-site courses.


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Master of Arts in English

Master of Arts in English

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Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

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Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics

Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics

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Doctor of Philosophy in English

Doctor of Philosophy in English

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