M.A. On Campus

Rhetoric and Composition

Texas State University

12 months
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The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree with a major in Rhetoric and Composition at Texas State University ranks among the top nationwide with award-winning faculty and commitment to student success. 


Key facts:

Rhetoric and Composition students at Texas State University enjoy a vibrant community dedicated to studying written discourse and the teaching of writing within a variety of contexts. The program also develops unique programs of study combining foundational knowledge with focused study in areas ranging from minority and feminist rhetorics to digitial literacies, writing for social justice, and writing center studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Composition Theory
  • Research Methods in Rhetoric and Composition
  • Directed Portfolio
  • Studies in Rhetorical Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee
  •           or

    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
    • minimum 3.0 GPA in 12 or more hours of undergraduate English course work

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
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