What You’ll Learn
English is a diverse and ever-changing discipline. Explore either literature or creative writing in our program.
The MA in English Literature provides an opportunity for deep analysis of literary texts. The program emphasizes advanced critical and theoretical approaches. The MA in Creative writing is for poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction writers. The program allows you to hone your craft, while reading intensively.
Gain practical experience and a degree. Choose from a literature or creative writing concentration. Students complete either degree option in a 36-credit program.
Most courses are offered in the evening.Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
All applicants must complete the multi-step process managed by the Center for Graduate Studies.
- Determine your applicant type
- Submit application
- Request all official transcripts
- Review and submit required application materials through the Application Status Portal
- International applicants must also submit international materials
Fall Semester: April 15
Spring Semester: November 15
Complete applications received after the published deadline are welcome and will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
Graduates advance professionally in a broad range of professions including:
- Teaching at all educational levels from elementary school to college
- Academic administration
- Sales and management
- Library and Information Technology Services
- Technical writing
Financing Your EducationLearn more about scholarships, fellowships, and graduate assistantships.
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