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Carnegie Mellon University

Department of English

Pittsburgh, PA

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Carnegie Mellon University

Overview

Carnegie Mellon University / Department of English is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Literary and cultural studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Literary and cultural studies
Master of Design (M Des) Communication planning and design
Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) Professional writing Public and media relations / corporate communications
Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) Professional writing Writing for new media
Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) Professional writing Writing for print media
Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) Professional writing Editing and publishing
Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) Professional writing Science or healthcare communication
Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) Professional writing Policy and non-profit communication
Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) Professional writing Technical writing
Master of Arts (MA) Rhetoric

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
TWE: Required

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive processes in discourse with emphasis on writing, testing, and evaluation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15213-3891
United States
Contact Christine M. Neuwirth
Head
Email: cmn@cmu.edu
Phone: 412-268-2850
Fax: 412-268-7989

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