Florida State University

College of Arts and Sciences



314 Westcott Bldg.

Tallahassee, FL 32306

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.A.; M.F.A., Editing and Publishing;Critical Theory

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Program in English offers the Masters of Arts (M.A.), Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Students in the M.A. program emphasize one of two tracks: (1) Literature, Folklore and Cultural studies; or (2) Rhetoric and composition. Students in the M.F.A. program emphasize Creative writing. Creative writing students present a body of creative work for the thesis; students in literature, folklore and cultural studies may elect either to write a thesis or take a comprehensive examination; students in rhetoric and composition may write a thesis or take a portfolio examination. Students in the Ph.D. program may elect to write dissertations in any one of these three emphases after taking a preliminary examination focusing upon major and minor academic fields.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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