Master of Arts in English
The M.A. in English offers four concentrations that represent distinctive dimensions of our discipline: Literature, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Composition, and Film Studies. While they share an emphasis on research and critical thinking, these options offer diverse perspectives and methods for exploring culture and language in myriad forms and circumstances.
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing – with a specialization in either poetry or fiction – is a two-year program of literature courses, workshops and electives that culminates in a thesis of literary work worthy of publication. Distinguished by the one-on-one attention students receive from our faculty poets and writers, the MFA program offers you a strong, supportive start to a life in Letters.
Master of Science in Technical Communication
The M.S. in Technical Communication is a 33-hour professional program that will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in professional and technical communication. Our program includes coursework in effective communication theory and practice, a capstone project and the equivalent of one semester of work in the field.
Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM)
CRDM is a four-year, interdisciplinary doctoral program built on the strength and commitment of faculty from the departments of Communication and English. You will utilize theories, methods and approaches traditionally associated with communication and English and develop new ones as well in this cross-disciplinary program.
Sociolinguistics Concentration - Sociology Ph.D.
This doctoral program enables students to work alongside faculty from both English and Sociology. You’ll focus on language variation and hone your skills in research methods, quantitative analysis, sociolinguistics and one of several sociological focal areas: crime, deviance and social control; family and life; food and the environment; class, race and gender; or work and the global economy.
Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities
This certificate program allows degree or non-degree seeking graduate students to design a 12-hour interdisciplinary curriculum of digital methods in the humanities. Choose courses from across NC State's colleges and Triangle institutions to construct your own intellectual cluster in support of your unique research interests.
GRADUATE PROGRAM NEWS more Graduate Program notes
Dec 31, 2018
Graduate Student Notes for December 2018
On December 1, Ina Cariño read at Duke Coffeehouse in Durham on Dec. 1 with Dorothea Lasky and Jessica Q. Stark. Several MSTC and CRDM graduate students presented posters at the WritersUA East conference held October 4–5 here at NC State: Jianfen […]
Dec 3, 2018
Graduate Student Notes for November 2018
Ina Cariño has two poems in the most recent issue of Tupelo Quarterly. The poems were semifinalists in the TQ16 Poetry Open Prize. Cecilia Tomasatti is the winner of this year's CHASS Capstone Award for her project “Same Route, New […]
Nov 15, 2018
MA Graduate Cecilia Tomasatti: 2018 CHASS Capstone Award Winner
The English Department is proud to announce the winner of this year’s CHASS Capstone Award is one of our own – Cecilia Tomasatti! WinnerStudent: Cecilia Tomasatti (MA English 2018 graduate, Linguistics Concentration)Project: Same Route, New Immigrants: Identity Practices and Forms […]
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