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Students
Small town
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Overview

Michigan Technological University / Department of Humanities is located in Houghton, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Rhetoric, theory and culture
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric, theory and culture

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

97
Applied
19
Accepted
12
Enrolled
20%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample (10-15 pages)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample (10-15 pages), master's degree

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.35%
Unknown 6.52%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

Full-time (33)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rhetoric and composition; communication and cultural studies; studies of science, technology, and society; technical communication and digital media
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931
United States
Contact Dr. Ronald L. Strickland
Chair
Email: rlstrick@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2376
Fax: 906-487-3559