English is an academic discipline eligible for full participation in UMKC's Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program. Interested students should review the School of Graduate Studies catalog for general and discipline-specific admission criteria, academic regulations, and degree requirements and also contact the Department's I.Ph.D. Coordinator.

Suggested Focus Areas: American Studies; Manuscript and Print Culture; Medieval Studies; Rhetoric and Composition; Transatlantic Studies; Women's and Gender Studies.

English as a Primary Discipline coordinates well with the co-disciplines of Art History, History, and the Humanities Consortium.