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Masters Degrees, English and Technical Communication

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Technical Communication and Rhetoric

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Study Technical Communication and Rhetoric

Email Us: english.tc.advising@ttu.edu
Visit our Website: www.depts.ttu.edu/english/tcr/

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Masters of Art, Technical Communication
PhD, Technical Communication & Rhetoric

TRAINING in user experience, editing, publishing, digital rhetoric and communication, rhetorical theory and history, research methods, technical communication, and composition pedagogy.

WORLD-CLASS FACULTY in Composition ◆ Digital Rhetoric ◆ New Media ◆ Rhetoric ◆ Technical Communication ◆ Social Justice, Queer, & Feminist Theories ◆ Visual Rhetoric ◆ Writing Studies

TEACHING AND WORK EXPERIENCE as Classroom Instructors in first-year writing, sophomore, and upper division courses in Rhetoric, Writing & Technical Communication; and as Program, Research, and Lab Assistants, working in our Media and User Experience Labs.

SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT providing research and teaching mentorship, competitive funding, scholarships, and peer support through the Society of Technical Communication and the TCR Graduate Council.

CERTIFICATES in Teaching Technical Communication and Grants & Proposals.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Our students are well-prepared for PhD programs, jobs in industry, tenure-track positions, and other academic jobs.

LIVABLE STIPEND in a LIVABLE PLACE Lubbock's cost-of-living is 14% lower than the national average.

Creative Writing

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Study Creative Writing

Email Us: english.gradadvisor@ttu.edu
Visit our Website: www.depts.ttu.edu/english/cw

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Masters of Art, Creative Writing
PhD, Creative Writing

TRAINING in writing fiction, poetry, nonfiction, translation, and in literary editing.

AWARD-WINNING FACULTY publishing poems, stories, novels, essays, memoirs, translations, criticism, narrative nonfiction, and multi-media texts.

TEACHING AND WORK EXPERIENCE as Classroom Instructors in first-year writing, sophomore literature, and creative writing courses; as Editorial Assistants for Iron Horse Literary Review; and as Program and Lab Assistants working in our Digital Humanities and Letterpress labs.

SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT providing writing and teaching mentorship, competitive funding, scholarships, and peer support through the Graduate English Society.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CURRICULUM Our students publish and are well-prepared for literary contests, MFA programs, tenure-track positions, post-doc fellowships, and jobs in the non-profit sector. Our PDC training includes: navigating graduate school; job hunting information, strategies, and interview practice; beginning a track record of publication; participation in professional organizations; and career management strategies.

LIVABLE STIPEND in a LIVABLE PLACE Lubbock's cost-of-living is 14% lower than the national average. Lubbock has a thriving arts and music scene, including a monthly First Friday Art Trail.

Literature and Linguistics

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Study Literature or Linguistics

Email Us: english.gradadvisor@ttu.edu
Visit our Website: www.depts.ttu.edu/english/grad_degrees

How to Apply

Masters of Art, Literature and Linguistics
PhD, Literature and Linguistics

TRAINING in media, literary, linguistic, and cultural analysis.

WORLD-CLASS FACULTY in American Literature ◆ Book History & Digital Humanities ◆ British Literature ◆ Comparative Literature, Globalization, & Translation ◆ Film and Media Studies ◆ Linguistics ◆ Literature, Social Justice, & the Environment.

TEACHING AND WORK EXPERIENCE as Classroom Instructors in first-year writing and sophomore literature courses; and as Program and Lab Assistants, working in our Digital Humanities, Letterpress, and Phonetics & Phonology Linguistics Labs.

SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT providing research and teaching mentorship, competitive funding, scholarships, and peer support through the Graduate English Society.

CERTIFICATES earned as part of coursework: Book History & Digital Humanities, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Publishing & Editing, Women's Studies.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CURRICULUM Our students publish and are well-prepared for PhD programs, post-doc fellowships, tenure-track positions, and other academic jobs with the help of our PDC training. Training includes: navigating graduate school; job hunting information, strategies, and interview practice; beginning a track record of scholarly publication; participation in professional organizations; and career management strategies.

LIVABLE STIPEND in a LIVABLE PLACE Lubbock's cost-of-living is 14% lower than the national average, and Lubbock enjoys 263 days of sun each year. We have a thriving arts and music scene. And, well Lubbock and the TTU English Department are just plain friendly!