The English program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is for students whoo seek personal enrichment through increased knowledge and understanding; those preparing to pursue a Ph.D. in English or other advanced professional degrees; and those seeking professional advancement in such fields as writing, publishing, or teaching on the primary, secondary, or college levels.
There are eight concentrations available within the M.A. in English. Additionally, the Department of English offers a broad range of courses in literature, composition/rhetoric, and language, including second language studies and applied linguistics.
Successful graduates possess a comprehensive pedagogical, conceptual, and reflective knowledge base that can be applied to their classrooms through effective instruction, responsiveness, and collaboration. Program graduates will be able to:
- Self-direct their personal and professional growth
- Respond effectively to adolescent differences, equity and diversity, and global learning communities
- Demonstrate advanced pedagogical content knowledge of the curriculum, as well as apply 21st knowledge, skills, and technical expertise
- Improve educational practice through critical self-reflection, self-assessment, and applied research
- Work collaboratively with colleagues, professionals, parents, guardians, families and individuals charged with the well being of learners
- Assume a leadership role at the local, district, regional, state, or national level
The Department of English offers a number of internships for graduate students (limited to 3 hours of credit), which provide program-related experience in local television and radio stations, nonprofit and government agencies, and local businesses and corporations.
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- English Studies
- English Language
- Seminar in Language, Culture, and Society
- Children’s Literature and Culture
- Rhetorical Theory
- Writing Fiction
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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- Bachelor’s degree or its U.S. equivalent, from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
- GPA 3.0
- 30 credit hours of undergraduate coursework in English beyond the first-year level, or evidence of equivalent academic preparation for graduate study in English
- A Statement of Purpose (essay)
- At least three Recommendation Forms
- Unofficial transcripts of all academic work attempted beyond high (secondary) school can be used for admission review. An official (officially certified) final transcript must be submitted if an applicant is offered admission. International transcripts provided in a language other than English should be uploaded, but a translated version should be uploaded as well
- Official agency reports of satisfactory Test Scores (GRE/GMAT/MAT) no older than five years from date of application
- Official and satisfactory scores on the English language proficiency scores
International13328 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
National13328 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
In-State3252 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1626 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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