Texas Tech University

BHDH Certificate - How to Apply

The following application process is for external applicants. If you are a current TTU graduate student, please contact the certificate director.

Step 1

Apply to the Texas Tech University Graduate School

Students must meet the graduate school's admissions requirements. Therefore you will need to submit all application forms and other required materials to the graduate school

Step 2

Your application will include the following items:

a)   A 500-700 word essay indicating the following:

  • Your interest in book history or digital humanities
  • Any previous experience with  book history or digital humanities
  • The areas of  book history or digital humanities which interest you
  • How you anticipate that a certificate in book history or digital humanities will further your career

b)   Two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to comment on your skills and career plans. Those letters can be included in your application packet or sent directly from your recommenders to the director.

c)    Unofficial transcripts from your most recent degree. If you have already earned an advanced degree (MA, MS, MLS, JD, etc), you may omit this documentation.

Step 3

Submit application materials to the director of the certificate program. You may submit materials as PDF or word processor files via email to marta.kvande@ttu.edu.

For hard copies, use the following address:

Dr. Marta Kvande
Certificate in Book History and Digital Humanities
Department of English
P.O. 43091
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3091