What is English at WVU like?
The doctoral program in English develops fluency in the critical discourses of the profession and prepares graduates to teach English professionally on the post-secondary level, or to enter a wide range of alternate academic careers.
Particular areas of departmental strength include:
- American Studies
- Ecocriticism and Environmental Writing
- Gender, Sexuality and the Body
- Writing, Editing and Publishing
You can also download a sampling of our current graduate course descriptions, which are updated prior to registration each semester. For more information on degree requirements, please take a look at the Graduate Student Handbook for English.
Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: January 15