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Graduate Students

The Department of English offers the following graduate degrees and concentrations:

  • MA in English, with a concentration in one of the following:
    • Applied Linguistics
    • Literature
    • Technical Communication
    • TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) [both in traditional and completely online form]
    • Writing and Rhetoric
  • MFA in Creative Writing
  • PhD in English, with a concentration in one of the following:
    • Applied Linguistics
    • Literary and Cultural Studies
    • Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication 
  • Certificate Programs:
    • African-American Literature
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 
    • Writing Studies 

 

Contact Us:

Director of Graduate Studies          
Dr. Will Duffy
weduffy@memphis.edu
901.678.2651
Patterson Hall 445
Graduate Office
Ms. Sarah Ellis
smellis@memphis.edu
901.678.1448
Patterson Hall 461

 

 
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More information about each of these programs can be found in the left-hand menu. For more information about program requirements, view the Graduate Catalog

NOTE: TN eCampus (formerly RODP) classes (.R01, .R50, .R25, etc.) classes are not administered by the Department of English. Speak with your advisor before signing up for these classes to make sure they fit into your degree program.