University of St. Thomas (MN)

College of Arts and Sciences

English Literature



2115 Summit Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55105

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in English

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in English program provides students with the opportunity to develop their analytical, writing, and editing skills and to strengthen their critical thinking skills highly valued by employers. Its goals are to deepen students' knowledge of English and American literature, broaden their perspective through multicultural courses and enhance their understanding of the essential role language has in thought, values, and self-development. The program aims to strengthen and expand participants' professional and personal qualifications, whether this means improving the effectiveness of secondary teaching, engaging the fields of community college instruction or book publishing and editing, creating an effective bridge between the bachelor's degree and entry into Ph.D. programs, or simply participating in a life-enhancing scholarly community.


The University of St. Thomas is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL score of 80 on the Internet Based TOEFL (iBT) with a subscore of 22 on the written and 20 on the speaking sections. IELTS score must be a 7.0 in the writing section. Additional information available at

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $817.50 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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