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PhD with Creative Dissertation

The PhD in English with a Creative Dissertation offers outstanding writers the opportunity to pursue a professional program that emphasizes both creative writing and English studies. Students, with the guidance of our excellent creative writing faculty, compose original creative work that culminates in a book-length manuscript. Students will complete all the degree requirements for the PhD and will be prepared to pursue university professorships.

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