PhD in English
Specialization in Creative Writing
The Ph.D. with specialization in Creative Writing is an extraordinarily flexible and important degree: it asks you to practice your craft as a writer and to become a scholar of literature, providing you with the expertise and credentials to pursue a career as a faculty member in any English department in the country.
Graduate Student Opportunities
- Teaching stipend for all enrolled Ph.D. students, if desired.
- Enrollment in our in-house professional development course and the chance to apply for Tech's TEACH Program, created in response to the Preparing Future Faculty movement.
- Potential to join the Iron Horse Literary Review staff as a reader or managing editor.
- Opportunities to work in our beautiful Letterpress Studio.
- Small classes, dedicated mentors, generous and talented colleagues, and a warm welcome into a tight-knit community of writers and scholars here in the South Plains.