Do you hold an undergraduate degree with a major or minor in English (or its equivalent), or a teaching endorsement in English? Are you an English teacher or a professional in library science, corporate communications, or a related field?
Do you want to deepen your knowledge of literary study, explore challenges in the practice and teaching of writing, and examine the literature of cultural diversity? Do you want a graduate program that blends what you’re learning with how you can practice it?
If you answered “yes” to most of these questions, then you owe it to yourself to learn more about our Master of Arts in English Studies.
What You'll Learn
Deepen your knowledge of literary study.
Read, comprehend, and critically assess a variety of written texts.
Explore challenges in the teaching and practice of writing.
Examine the literature of cultural diversity.
Recognize the values and practices that shape a culture’s literary and rhetorical traditions.
Examine the political and cultural elements at work in literary and non-literary texts.
Master evolving classroom and workplace technologies.
Conduct independent research in areas of personal interest.
Think critically about the social, theoretical, ethical, and pedagogical dimensions of the study, practice, and teaching of English.
Apply theories in criticism, composition, and the creative process to classroom practice.