Temple University is the only public university in the Philadelphia area offering a doctoral concentration in rhetoric and composition. The English doctoral program offers a curriculum that provides training in broad foundational areas while also allowing for concentration in more specialized seminars and in areas of individual student interest.
A Temple PhD in English takes anywhere from four to seven to finish, depending on whether you already have a master’s degree and whether you have fellowship support, teaching responsibilities and other factors. Learn More about the PhD in English Areas of Study and Doctoral Faculty.
Study English in Philadelphia Literature, the practice of writing and the analysis of language foster attentiveness and mental agility by presenting us with complex perspectives on social and artistic movements, historical events, cultural phenomena, and communication patterns.Temple offers accredited doctoral research and practice programs—including two online doctoral programs —across 12 schools and colleges, all of which offer outstanding instruction, research initiatives and hands-on professional experience.The advanced skills gained from a graduate degree in the College of Liberal Arts are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. You will form expertise through rigorous coursework and research to meet your professional and personal goals. Our graduates find jobs across the country, particularly in the Northeast, California, New York, Ohio and Wisconsin. It’s not uncommon for recent.
Non-Matriculated Student Policy: In general, English graduate courses are open only to students who are matriculated in an English graduate degree program. However, students matriculated in another graduate program at Temple University may be admitted to introductory-level English courses at the discretion of the instructor.Read More
Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), is the oldest and largest foreign university in Japan - located in central Tokyo.Read More
At Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), the Graduate College of Education offers a master's program (M.S.Ed.)in TESOL and a doctoral program (Ph.D.) in Applied Linguistics. Both programs are offered at TUJ's Tokyo Center and Osaka Center.Read More
Study abroad in Rome; join the Association of Departments of English or the Graduate English Association; contribute to the Journal of Modern Literature, Tinge, or Hyphen; participate in the Writer-in-Residence program; and attend the DuPlessis Lecture or Philadelphia reading series while studying English at Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts.Read More
About the Program The Ph.D. concentration in Literacy and Learners prepares students to understand literacy research and practice and to contribute new knowledge to the field of literacy learning. The program defines literacy learning broadly.Read More
Temple University, Graduate College of Education (Japan Campus) Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics Program The doctoral program (Ph.D.) in applied linguistics has as its goal the promotion of research that enhances understanding of the educational needs of English language learners.Read More
Temple's Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program is highly respected locally, nationally and internationally. As a graduate, you will have a world of professional opportunities open to you -- and you will be well prepared for them. Graduates are prepared to take leadership roles in language education; be teachers at the elementary, secondary, post-secondary, or adult.Read More
Temple University, Graduate College of Education (Japan Campus) Since 1982, the Graduate College of Education at Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) has offered a master's degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). This degree program is offered at TUJ's Tokyo Center and Osaka Center. A doctoral program has been offered at TUJ's Tokyo Center since 1988 and since 1995.Read More
The Temple University Graduate Students' Association (TUGSA), which is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and the AFL-CIO, is the only recognized graduate student employee union in Pennsylvania. Formed in 1997, TUGSA is a union that advocates for graduate students that are employed by the university as teaching or research assistants.Read More
Join the more than 6,200 students who make the decision to earn their graduate degree at Temple. Apply for admission using the application link for your anticipated school or college. Boyer College of Music and Dance; College of Education and Human Development; College of Engineering; College of Liberal Arts; College of Public Health; College of Science and Technology; Fox School of Business.Read More