Marquette University

Graduate School



PO Box 1881

Olin Engineering Center, 501

Milwaukee, WI 53201

United States


(414) 288-7137


(414) 288-1901

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D - English (American Literature, British Literature)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master of arts program in English provides broad coverage in British, American and other Anglophone literatures. Through seminar courses, students develop extensive knowledge of literature, literary critical methods and analytical writing. Students who complete the master's program at Marquette go on to doctoral studies, pursue career in education, or enter business, health care, journalism and other professions.

The doctorate in English is directed toward comprehensive and intensive knowledge of British, American and/or other Anglophone literatures and language; the textual, critical and editorial problems and backgrounds of major texts and authors; the principles of literary criticism; and the basic tools, methods and application of literary and linguistic research. The program provides practical experience in teaching and research to prepare students to pursue a variety of careers in higher education.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

(For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,075 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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