M.A. On Campus


Youngstown State University (YSU)

12 months
18358 USD/year
18358 USD/year
12358 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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English from Youngstown State University (YSU) allows you to customize your studies to forward your goals, whether you're interested in advancing your expertise in literature and language or in writing and editing, 


In the English from Youngstown State University (YSU), you'll explore a variety of approaches to the study of literature, language and writing to develop your abilities as a critic, writer and teacher. 

Most importantly, the program prepares you to pursue new opportunities in teaching, writing or doctoral study, with a customizable curriculum to meet your goals.

Graduates with English from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to demonstrate:

  • the ability to produce professional-quality research papers that could be used as the basis for conference presentations or professional publications.
  • the use of a variety of interpretive strategies for analyzing multiple kinds of texts, including close reading, contextual analysis, analysis of form and genre, and rhetorical analysis.
  • the use of theories related to the representation of culture, race, class, gender, and sexuality to interpret literary texts.
  • the ability to participate in the professional life of the filed as scholars, teachers, editors, and/or writers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Literary Thought 
  • Teaching of Literature
  • Teaching of Writing
  • Twentieth-Century American
  • Working Class Literature 
  • Historical Survey of Literature for Young People 
  • Technical Communication 
  • Document Design and Production
  • Theory of Professional and Technical Communication  
  • Historical Editing
  • Proposal Writing
  • Professional and Technical Editing
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language Acquisition
  • Linguistics of Literacy 
  • Publications Issues and Management   
  • Advanced Linguistics
  • TESOL Methods  
  • English Grammar 
  • Perspectives in Multicultural Studies
  • Studies in Film 
  • Writing of Poetry   
  • Writing of Prose 
  • Writing of Prose XR 
  • Writing the Youth Novel

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have an undergraduate English major or other preparation judged satisfactory by the department and an grade point average in undergraduate study of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • Applicants for the M.A. are required to submit a brief (750-1000 words) state­ment of purpose outlining their reasons for wishing to obtain the M.A. in English and how that degree fits into their professional goals. 
  • Applicants are also required to submit a short sample of academic prose, preferably an undergraduate class paper.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18358 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18358 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18358 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12358 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

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.

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