English from Tennessee Tech University offers concentrations in Literature, Creative Writing and Professional and Technical Communication.
Literature concentration is designed for graduate students wishing to further develop their abilities as literary scholars and critics, in preparation for graduate school and/or careers requiring high-level interpretive and written communication skills.
Creative Writing concentration is a great option for graduate students wishing to develop their abilities as creative writers in poetry, fiction, and/or essay/memoir. Graduates in this degree concentration will develop exceptional creative and communication skills, applicable to a variety of career uses, as well as for artistic development.
Professional and Technical Communication concentration was created for graduate students who are preparing for careers within the field of Professional and Technical Communication. Students will have opportunities to work with other disciplines (such as Engineering, Business, Nursing, and Law), both on campus and off campus, that require facility with technical writing and effective communication skills in business environments. Additionally, this concentration provides opportunities for students with various backgrounds who are seeking advanced skills in grant writing, technical writing, or other advanced Professional and Technical Communication proficiencies.
Graduates can become effective high-school or college-level teachers by improving their knowledge of writing pedagogy and theory. They will also be prepared for careers outside the academic world wherever superior analytical and communication skills and knowledge of literary and cultural traditions are essential.
These courses include:
- Technical Editing
- Professional Communication
- Business and Grant Proposal Writing
- Writing in the Professions
- Forms of Argumentation and Persuasion: Theory and Practice
- Language Description and Analysis
- Grammar and Language
- American English
- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- An official transcript of undergraduate work reflecting an overall QPA of 2.5 or above.
- GRE Test Verbal and Writing Score
- A Writing Sample (should be an 8-page minimum, critical essay appropriate for submission in an upper-division, undergraduate English class).
- For students seeking a Graduate Teaching Assistantship: three (3) letters of recommendation.
International24444 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12222 USD per semester during 12 months.
National24444 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12222 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State11376 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5688 USD per semester during 12 months.
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