Oregon State University

College of Liberal Arts



Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

CBEE, Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA major consists of (1) the core requirements and (2) one of the four areas of concentration: creative writing, English and American literature, literature and culture, or rhetoric and composition.

A minimum of 48 credits is required to complete the program. A minimum of 30 credits must be taken in residence at Oregon State after admission as a graduate student. Requirements include a thesis and a final oral examination with about half of the time devoted to defending the thesis. Also required is proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to a second-year university course. All requirements--minimum credits, foreign language, thesis, and examination--must be completed within seven years.


Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities, Commission on Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: A need-based grant is available to deserving students who are admitted and enrolled in a part- or full-time program of study offered through OSU Extended Campus. Degree-seeking Extended Campus students may be eligible for federal and state financial aid.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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