Doctor of Arts in English Pedagogy
Murray State University

Program Details

This advanced degree is intended for teachers in secondary and post-secondary environments.  The beauty of this doctorate is that, not only is the curriculum available entirely online, but it is based upon what teachers do every day.  The foundation of this Murray State program is bound within pedagogical framework with the goal of encouraging students to perform in the classroom and beyond.  Doctoral candidates have four specializations to choose from:

  • Literacy
  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Language

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Murray State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires a Master's degree in English, English Education, TESOL, or closely related discipline