Department of Humanities College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

Department of Humanities College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
45
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rhetoric And Technical Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 0
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 62
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample (10-15 pages)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample (10-15 pages)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (recommended score 100 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Full-time Percentage78%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown21%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRhetoric and composition; communication and cultural studies; studies of science, technology, and society; technical communication and digital media
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$27,970

Location & Contact

Department of Humanities

College of Sciences and Arts
Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
United States

Dr. Ronald Strickland

Chair

Phone: 906-487-2376
Fax: 906-487-3559
Email: rlstrick@mtu.edu

Katy Ellenich

Administrative Aide

Phone: 906-487-2540
Fax: 906-487-3559
Email: kmelleni@mtu.edu


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