M.A. On Campus


University of New Orleans

12 months
962 USD/credit 28860 USD/year
962 USD/credit 28860 USD/year
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The Department offers graduate studies leading to the Master of Arts in English at the University of New Orleans with concentrations in American Literature, British Literature, and Professional Writing, all of which prepare students for careers in teaching, writing, and a wide variety of professional fields or further graduate study leading to the doctorate. 


Students must complete 33 hours of graduate coursework, three of which may be thesis work. Late afternoon and evening courses are available, and the program can be completed either on-campus in New Orleans or entirely online.

Key Features 

  • The Master of Arts program features advanced study in British and American literature, as well as professional writing and editing.  
  • The English program at the University of New Orleans requires students to complete one of three areas of concentration.

Programme Structure

  • Many M.A. students work off-campus and pursue degrees part-time by taking courses in the late afternoon and evening. Online courses are also available; students in the online program are given priority enrollment for online courses. 
  • Most students hold undergraduate degrees in English, but students with degrees in other fields may be admitted upon condition that they take additional coursework to provide sufficient background.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a 4-year degree equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad.
  • Applicants enrolled in the final year of a bachelor's degree or international equivalent will be considered for conditional admission.
  • 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4-point scale for all graduate coursework
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 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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