Kean University

English Writing Studies (M.A.)


1000 Morris Avenue

Union, NJ 07083

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

English Writing Studies (M.A.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Writing is a skill needed in almost every career and a passion for many people.

At Kean, our 30-credit master's degree in English Writing Studies is tailored toward students who want to improve their writing skills to further their careers and those who want a greater understanding of the art and theory behind good writing to follow their own passions. It offers both a rigorous overview of writing scholarship and flexible, programmatic choices that support students in following their professional, practical and creative aspirations.

Our program provides teachers with new strategies for teaching writing at all levels, along with coursework in writing for the workplace, grant writing and technical editing that are useful for the job market. In addition, there is emphasis placed on new media composition and creativity in several courses.

Kean's writing graduates work in a variety of industries, teaching in classrooms around the region, and writing literature and other works for a wide variety of audiences.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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