English, Ph.D. | Kent State University | Kent, United States
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About

The Ph.D. degree in English from Kent State University permits students to focus on literary traditions and literary theory. 

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Overview

Doctoral students identify, investigate and theorize the social functions of texts in a variety of contexts both within and outside the academy, doing work that crosses the increasingly fluid boundaries that have begun to characterize the profession of literary and cultural studies. The English program from Kent State University provides sustained focus on the social functions of all categories of texts (both literary and non-literary), including the conditions of their production, distribution and consequent use.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective teaching skills and knowledge of appropriate teaching theories.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret research in their field.
  • Write coherently and clearly about research topics and other topics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how disciplines are interconnected.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically and creatively about topics both inside and outside academia.
  • Apply appropriate research methods to objects of study.

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GRE scores (GRE waived for in-service teachers)effective for spring 2023 admission, the GRE will no longer be required
  • Goal statement
  • Writing sample (8-15 pages) relevant to the field of study
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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    17982 USD/year
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  • National

    17982 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
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Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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