English, M.A. | Catholic University of America | Washington, D. C., United States
12 months
52190 USD/year
52190 USD/year
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The M.A. in English from Catholic University of America is conferred upon completion of 30 credit hours of course work (normally 10 courses), of which up to six credits may be transferred with the approval of the graduate director, and a comprehensive exam.


The Catholic University of America Department of English grants the M.A. and Ph.D. in English and American Literature, offering training in all major historical periods. 

Advantages of the graduate program include: 

  • An excellent record of employment for our PhDs
  • Small class sizes and individualized attention from a distinguished faculty
  • Funding for up to seven years of graduate study
  • Strong pedagogical training
  • The D.C. Advantage: Access to some of the nation's finest libraries and research collections, and to the rich cultural life of the nation's capital

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • ENG 702 (Modern Critical Movements)
  • At least one research seminar (800-level course)
  • Demonstrated reading knowledge of at least one foreign language pertinent to the student's program of study
  • A comprehensive exam consisting of two parts: history of literature in English to 1800, and history of literature in English since 1800.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
  • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable in U.S. currency to The Catholic University of America.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Submit confirmation of financial support
  • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
  • Receive your admission packet with visa information
  • Secondary School Report
  • Official/Attested Copy of Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26095 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    52190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26095 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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