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Graduate Program

The Michigan Department of English Language and Literature, which awarded its first graduate degree in 1886, has a proud tradition of leadership in scholarship and teaching. With a full-time faculty numbering over seventy, the Department now offers three PhD programs, English Language & Literature, English & Women's Studies, and English & Education, and the Helen Zell Writer's MFA Program, providing a distinctive array of choices for applicants and a rich cultural community for our students. Please read through this section for particulars on each of the graduate degrees offered by the Department.

If you still have questions after reading through the information in this section, please see the Department's contact section in order to contact the graduate program staff directly.


Business Hours and Closures 

E-mails will be read and answered between 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  For more specific times of when administrators are available, please review the Administration page and review each individual administrators information.