Boise State University’s Masters in English, Rhetoric and Composition provides students with a strong foundation in both rhetorical theory and composition pedagogy, preparing graduates for both careers in the teaching of writing or work as writing specialists including professional writing, web design, writing for social media, and grant writing.
Our distinguished faculty includes specialists in rhetorical theory, pedagogy, creative nonfiction, digital rhetoric, writing program and writing center administration, and ESL.
- Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop
- Form and Theory of Creative Nonfiction
- Teaching Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, and Fiction Writing
- Rhetorical Theory for Workplace Writers
- Technical Editing
- Visual Rhetoric and Information Design
- Topics in Print Document Production
- Proposal Development
- Writing for Social Media and Online Communities
- Contemporary Issues and Institutional
- Contexts in Rhetoric and Composition
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- B.A. in English. Applicants without a bachelor’s degree in English are required to have a strong background in the field. They should discuss their qualifications with the Director of the program.
- GPA of at least 3.0 for the last sixty semester credit hours of undergraduate work.
- As of December 18, 2019, the English Department no longer requires the GRE for admission into the M.A. in English program(s).
- Applicants must meet general Graduate College requirements.
International24980 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 24 months.
National24980 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State8060 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8060 USD per year during 24 months.
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