English Language and Literature (MA)
-You may choose to pursue a general degree or to concentrate in Writing and Rhetoric or Literature. The concentration option consists of twelve credits in the chosen area.
-Our program is multi-disciplinary and encourages a broad study of historical, theoretical, and methodological research of texts in literature, writing, composition studies, linguistics, and English pedagogy.
-Our courses entail critical engagement with language, texts, and theory through original research, presentations, and discussion.
-Classes are held on-campus in the evenings, and some online.
-The program requires 30 credit hours, typically completed within two years on a part-time basis
-The program structure provides an opportunity to tailor your learning to meet your unique personal and professional goals.
-There are 5 core courses: ENG 500 - Intro to English Studies plus a course in each: Theory, Literature, Linguistics and Writing. The remaining 5 courses are electives.
-Our courses approach English studies from diverse perspectives yet share a seminar-based approach and a goal of fostering independent, lifelong learners.
-You will learn from active and engaged scholars who are curious, reflective, innovative, accessible and compassionate.
-Our alumni are working in fields such as marketing and communications, social media, copy editing, K-12 education and higher education.
Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 30
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999