PH.D. IN RHETORIC, WRITING, AND CULTURE
Our PhD is an interdisciplinary degree that offers our candidates practical and professional skills alongside an academic curriculum that supports individualization. 100% of our graduates have found full-time positions as writing directors and tenure-track faculty in English and Communications departments.
The PhD program requires 90 credits beyond the baccalaureate degree and a minimum of 60 graduate credits beyond the MA and at NDSU.
· Students must take a minimum of 30 credits at the 700- or 800-level.
· Students must take 48 of 60 credits at NDSU from within the Department of English.
· No more than 10 credits may be transferred into the program.
· Students with a master's degree in another discipline may be required to complete additional graduate course work in specific areas of English, as specified by their advisor and supervisory committee.