Department of English

Master of Arts in English

Program Description

The graduate program in English is intended to meet the educational needs of those aspiring to professional advancement in the study and/or teaching of English or in other professions requiring advanced degrees in English. The program curriculum in English provides a sound basis for students in three areas:

  • preparation for advanced study at the Ph.D. level
  • advancement in job preparation and salary for professionals in education, business, and industry;
  • qualification of graduates as instructors at the junior college and community college level where the M.A. is usually the minimum qualification for employment

Degree Requirements & Master’s Handbook

Graduate Courses

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Graduate Catalog

Important Forms

English Resources