Luis A. Iglesias, Ph.D., Chair
118 College Drive #5037
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Allen, Ball, Barron, Carey, Clay, Cochran, Franke, Garland, Gehlawat, Harris, Iglesias, Inman, Johnson, Jordan, Lares, Powell, Ryan, Sciolino, Stanback, Sumner, Tribunella, Valint, Weinauer
The Department of English offers programs leading to the master of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees. Students may specialize in literature, creative writing, or english education for the M.A., or either literature or creative writing for the Ph.D.
General academic and admission requirements for all graduate degrees are set forth in the front section of this Bulletin, and general departmental requirements are listed below. Further information about admissions, application materials, and degree requirements can be found at the departmental website at www.usm.edu/english.
Continuous Enrollment Requirement: Students must meet the requirement for continuous enrollment specified in this Bulletin.
Residency: Doctoral students must meet the residency requirements specified in this Bulletin.
Research and Scholarly Integrity Education
All faculty holding Regular or Associate graduate faculty status must complete CITI training modules required by the Graduate School and their departments. All graduate students must complete the CITI training modules required by the Graduate School and their departments the first semester they are enrolled in graduate school. The RSIE policy and training information are found on the Graduate School web page –www.usm.edu/graduate-school. Contact the Dean of the Graduate School if you have any questions regarding the policy or training information.
ProgramsMaster of ArtsDoctor of Philosophy