The Master of Arts program in English at Appalachian State University offers students a broad knowledge of content in the discipline and helps them develop advanced proficiency in reading, writing, analysis and research skills, and teaching.
As a student, you will choose from one of three concentrations:
- General English (36 hours) – designed for those planning to pursue a Ph.D., but also prepares students for other pursuits.
- College Teaching (36 hours) – designed for those who would like to teach in community colleges or freshman/sophomore classes in four-year universities. This concentration emphasizes strong pedagogical preparation, including a teaching apprenticeship.
- Rhetoric and Composition (36 hours) – new in Fall 2017
- University professor
- Community college instructor
- High school teacher
- Program director
- Project manager
- ESL facilitator
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Teaching in the Writing Center
- Teaching Basic Writing
- Teaching Expository Writing
- Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- GRE (score must be no more than 5 years old)
- Resume (Required upload for application submission); writing sample and letter of intent (combine and upload in one document on the Additional Information page in the online application).
- Meeting or exceeding the conditions below does NOT guarantee admission. All applications for a given entry term will be weighed based upon the number of seats available and the quality of the complete application packages.
- 3.0 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores from the appropriate admission test(s), OR 2.5 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores at the 25th percentile level from the appropriate admission test(s).
International13704 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6852 USD per semester during 12 months.
National13704 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6852 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State3630 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1815 USD per semester during 12 months.
Living costs for Boone
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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