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Missouri State University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
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17787 USD/year
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About

Why pursue an M.A. in English at Missouri State University? Students learn advanced skills in creative writing, critical reading and writing, and language analysis and teaching. 

Overview

Many of our graduates go on to M.F.A. or Ph.D. programs in creative writing, Ph.D. programs in literature, and doctoral programs in linguistics. Hone your skills in writing fiction, poetry, essays, and other creative forms. Build your portfolio and find opportunities to publish your work and make a living though your writing.

We offer a master degree in English at Missouri State University. Put your interest in other cultures to work teaching people whose first language is not English. You can also become certified to teach school-aged English language learners via this program.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will know the history of literature written in English, including literary periods and generic traditions.
  • Students will locate literary texts in their historical, cultural, and rhetorical contexts.
  • Students will employ literary terms and contemporary critical methodologies in the analysis of texts, appropriately using and citing secondary materials.
  • Students will employ advanced research methods with professional rigor.
  • Students will understand, analyze, and effectively use the conventions of the English language.
  • Students will demonstrate how narratives lead to the discovery of cultures in their specificities and diversity, and to the understanding of human beings in their similarities and differences.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Writing: Fiction
  • Advanced Writing: Nonfiction
  • Advanced Writing: Drama
  • Advanced Writing: PoetryGraduate
  • Advanced Writing: Fiction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with undergraduate preparation in English or, in the case of applicants interested in TESOL, course work in language and linguistics;
  • A minimum GPA of 3.00 overall;
  • A completed Missouri State University Graduate Application; and
  • A personal statement (a 200- to 250-word description of the reasons and goals behind your interest in English graduate studies);
  • At least two letters of recommendation from individuals able to speak of the applicant's academic achievements and potential;
  • A 10-15 page writing sample or a set of writing samples totaling 10 to 15 pages;
  • Graduate Assistantship Application if the prospective student would like to be considered for this award (submitted directly to the English Department).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17787 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17787 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    8844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8844 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8844 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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