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Human Behaviors, Cultures, Languages, and Literatures

Composition and Rhetoric

Master of Arts, Doctorate

Graduate Program

  • Oxford
  • Graduate Program
  • On Campus
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Graduating top-rated teacher-scholars of writing and rhetoric

Are you interested in writing and the teaching of writing? Literacy studies? Digital composing and remix? Intercultural rhetorics? Professional writing? Writing and civic action? Writing center studies? Do you want to explore rhetoric across several of these areas—or develop your own area? Please consider this M.A. or Ph.D. at Miami.

Contact Info

Contact Info

Dr. Mary Jean Corbett

University Distinguished Professor

English Bachelor Hall, 281

Oxford, OH 45056

513 529 7539

corbetmj@miamioh.edu

Curriculum and Courses

Our graduate curriculum will provide you with a solid foundation in the field of composition and rhetoric—in theory, history, methodology, and pedagogy—along with opportunities to specialize in particular areas. Our particular strengths and specialty areas include:

  • rhetoric and composition pedagogy
  • digital and multimedia rhetoric and composing
  • community and public rhetorics, civic engagement
  • intercultural and comparative rhetorics, second language writing
  • professional writing
  • feminist and queer studies
  • writing program administration, writing centers, and writing-across-the-curriculum

Additional Opportunities

In addition to first-year composition, graduate students have opportunities to teach in the Professional Writing major, the Rhetoric and Writing minor, the College Composition program and in other programs, such as Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Interactive Media Studies.

  • Teaching Opportunities

    In addition to first-year composition, graduate students have opportunities to teach in the Professional Writing major, the Rhetoric and Writing minor, the College Composition program, and in other programs, such as Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Interactive Media Studies.

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  • Administrative Opportunities

    A considerable strength of our program is that we offer extensive and diverse administrative opportunities for graduate students to gain professional, administrative experience while contributing in positive ways to the university community. For doctoral students especially, this level and scope of administrative experience provides a strong professional credential for university writing program administration.

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