Masters of Arts in English

Combining a broad basis in English literary studies with the development of specialized interests, the MA program prepares students for success and provides a valuable credential as they pursue careers in secondary education, academia, and related fields.

In addition to the MA, students can earn interdisciplinary certificates in Cultural StudiesPhilosophy, and Women’s and Gender Studies and Writing & Rhetoric.

For program requirements, students who matriculated Fall 2014 or later should consult the current Master's Program Handbook (PDF). Students who matriculated before Fall 2014 should consult the previous version.


Application Instructions


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Department of English, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5350 - Undergraduate: 631 632-7400 | Graduate: 631 632-7373

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