Graduate English
Graduate English

MA in English

The MA in English provides broad training in English studies, with a concentration in one of three areas: literature, professional writing, and rhetoric and composition. Our program attracts a wide variety of students, ranging from teachers and other professionals living from Marion to Murphy, to aspiring scholars who plan to progress to the PhD. Full-time students complete the program in three or four semesters, while part-time students can take up to six semesters to finish. Distinguished by small classes and expert faculty, our program emphasizes critical reading and research, creative thinking, and sophisticated writing.

MAT and MAEd – English Education degrees

The MAT is designed to enable college graduates holding degrees other than education degrees to work toward NC licensure at the graduate level.

The MAEd is for individuals with a BSEd in English who wish to become more professionally competitive.

Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing

This Certificate is designed for college graduate who seek advanced training in professional writing. It provides the skills and resources for people looking to advance in communication-based careers.

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