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Language, Literacy & Culture

Program Description

The Ph.D. in Language, Literacy and Culture is an interdisciplinary program which investigates the concepts and processes of language, literacy, and culture in relationship to social, cultural, linguistic, historical, technological, and ideological formations. This interdisciplinary program draws upon the departments of Africana Studies; American Studies; Education; English; Gender and Women’s Studies; History; Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication; and Sociology, Anthropology, and Health Administration and Policy at UMBC. The goal of the program is to provide research and applications that will enable professionals to work with interdisciplinary issues in language, literacy and culture.

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Degrees Offered:  Ph.D.

Tracks/Concentrations:  N/A

Department:  Language, Literacy, and Culture

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time and Part-Time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Admissions Requirements

Master’s degree; research paper; statement of proposed research in the LLC program; resume or curriculum vitae. The GRE required if applicant has a Master’s degree from a foreign institution.

Term of Admission: Fall

Domestic Application Deadline: January 15

International Application Deadline: January 15

Contact Us

Main Contact Info:

LLC Department, 410-455-2376, llc@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Director:

Kimberly Moffitt, 410-455-1451, kmoffitt@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Liz Steenrod, 410-455-2376, esteenrod@umbc.edu

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