- The Master of Arts in English at Western Carolina University is a unique chance to receive highly individualized attention from a faculty comprised of award-winning writers and a New York Times best-selling author. The program’s course work offers students a deeper understanding of creative writing, research techniques, business writing, teaching theories and other skills. The 33-semester hour program also includes a carefully curated reading list, comprehensive writing exams and there is an option to complete a thesis.
- A graduate degree in English can open doors in a number of disciplines. Many go on to teach in secondary and postsecondary environments while other find work writing, editing or researching. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states the average salary for community college literature and English instructors is $69,110 and the average salary for writers is $67,870.
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English curriculum include:
- Writing for Careers
- Technical Writing for Industry
- Co-op: Writing and Editing
- Proposal and Grant Writing
- Writing for Electronic Environments
- Advanced Issues in Technical and Professional Writing
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Transcripts: Applicants who earned a degree from an institution outside the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by an accepted foreign credential evaluation service
- Standardized Tests: GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test results
- Language Proficiency: Official scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the academic version of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are required for applicants from countries where English is not the primary language.
International20438 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10219 USD per semester during 24 months.
National20438 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10219 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State10030 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5015 USD per semester during 24 months.
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