United States English PhD Programs and Doctorates
Requirements for a doctorate in English differ between school programs, but usually a written and oral exam are required. You may also write a dissertation based on your area of expertise or study.
- Chestnut Hill, MAChestnut Hill, MA
Opportunity to study with nationally recognized faculty in many periods, authors, and critical and theoretical streams.
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
The George Washington University
- Arlington, TXArlington, TX
University of Texas at Arlington
English - Doctorate
The Master of Arts program in English is designed to enable students to learn about, critique, and work in teaching, scholarship, writing, or other fields which value a strong background in language, rhetoric, and the study of culture through texts.The...
- Cincinnati, OHCincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati
Certificate Program serves working professionals who wish to take advanced coursework in the field.M.A. literature track spans British and American literature; creative writing track includes both literary study and workshops; linguistics track is in...
- Commerce, TXCommerce, TX
Texas A&M University
Our flexible master's degrees prepare students for careers in education, law, publishing, ministry, advertising, technical writing, translating, and general business. The department sponsors student and professional publications, honor societies, and...
- College Station, TX
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
The Catholic University of America
The Department features particular strengths in medieval languages and literature, history of drama, Irish literature, and religion and literature. A wide range of financial aid is available, including scholarships and teaching assistantships.
- Terre Haute, INTerre Haute, IN
Indiana State University
Both master's programs -- in literature and in writing -- require courses in research, theory, and literature. Moreover, both programs require a culminating experience of a thesis, creative project, or master's paper; both master's programs require p...
- Saint Louis, MOSaint Louis, MO
Washington University in St Louis
- Lafayette, LALafayette, LA
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
University of Chicago
The PhD Program in English prepares students for independent work as teachers, scholars, and critics.
Bowling Green State University
M.A. Plan I -- Emphasis in Literary and Textual Studies, thesis required; M.A. Plan II -- a non-thesis option for students who plan to use the M.A. for a career or profession such as middle school or secondary English teaching, two-year college...
- Bowling Green, OH
- Bloomington, INBloomington, IN
- Cambridge, MACambridge, MA
- Columbus, OHColumbus, OH
Ohio State University
- Columbus, OH
- Las Vegas, NVLas Vegas, NV
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Our M.A. program offers an option in traditional literary study, or an option in language and linguistic study. Our Ph.D. program focuses primarily on American and English literature, with a growing interest in minority literature. We are pleased to an...
- Tampa, FLTampa, FL
University of South Florida
The Department of English offers a broad study of British, American, and world literature, as well as Rhetoric and Composition. The M.A. in English develops literary, critical, and creative knowledge, preparing candidates for a variety of professional c...
- Tampa, FL
- Fayetteville, ARFayetteville, AR
University of Arkansas
- Houston, TXHouston, TX
University of Houston
- Pocatello, IDPocatello, ID
Idaho State University
The Department of English and Philosophy offers two graduate programs leading to the degrees of M.A. in English and Ph.D in English and the Teaching of English. Both programs provide a broad education in literature as well as practical and theoretical t...
- West Lafayette, INWest Lafayette, IN
The Department of English has played a vital role at Purdue since its first days as a university. A Professor of English and Drawing was one of six founding members of the faculty when Purdue opened its doors in 1874, and from 1876-1883, a Professor of...
- West Lafayette, IN
- Fargo, NDFargo, ND
North Dakota State University
This innovative and regionally unique program provides students with employable skills in professional and technical communication, and invites students to work at the intersection of rhetorical, textual, and cultural studies.
- New Brunswick, NJNew Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University of New Jersey