Wayne State University

Wayne State University



Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty/Administration Building

Suite 2215

Detroit, MI 48202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.A.;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The English Department offers doctoral study in all fields of English and American literature and in composition theory. Students working toward the M.A. and Ph.D. in literature may concentrate in African-American literature, comparative literature, creative writing, cultural studies, film, folklore, linguistics, postcolonial literature, and women's studies. Students specializing in composition research take a series of core courses after which they may tailor their course work to fit their professional objectives. Students with an interest in anthropological, feminist, historical, linguistic, material, and rhetorical approaches to literature or film, popular culture, or urban art and culture are encouraged to apply.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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