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master of arts in english oVERVIEW

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.
 As of Fall 2022, our English MA program can be completed online! 


English MA students can also earn interdisciplinary graduate certificates in other departments such as Media, Art, Culture and TechnologyWomen’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Writing & Rhetoric, to name a few. A complete list of graduate certificate offerings can be found here.

English MA students have the opportunity to  Focus in Globalization Studies and International Relations.  through their English coursework and electives in other departments.

As of Fall 2022, English MA students can pursue a degree with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric.


For detailed program requirements, click here. Prospective applicants can also consult the current Master's Program Handbook.
Ready to apply? Click here for information on admissions requirements and how to apply.
Have a question? It may have been asked before. If not, email or call the Graduate Program Director.

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