English, M.A. | Kutztown University | Kutztown, United States
12 months
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774 USD/credit 25542 USD/year
774 USD/credit 25542 USD/year
516 USD/credit 17028 USD/year
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About

The English program of Kutztown University offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of such forms of expression as literature, film, digital media, creative writing, journalism, theory, rhetoric, composition, and cultural studies.

Overview

Designed to serve teachers seeking advanced credentials, writers aiming to hone their craft, and scholars hoping to enter doctorate programs, the English program of Kutztown University is rigorous yet convenient to the busy schedules of our diverse community.

Our graduate faculty bring experience, initiative, and innovation to an expanding array of courses. As a master’s candidate, you’ll work closely with faculty to coordinate coursework that suits your needs, and you’ll be encouraged to make connections among your courses and bring real-world insight to your studies. Courses are offered at convenient times, and you’ll have the flexibility to pursue either a thesis or a portfolio to complete your degree.

Through the study of writing, literature, rhetoric, culture, and media, the M.A. in English at KU prepares students for success on their terms. Students have the opportunity to:

  • Build a broad knowledge of literature, culture, and theory;
  • Cultivate essential skills in analysis and advanced critical judgment;
  • Master the craft of inquiry and research;
  • Hone writing and communication skills;
  • Bridge disciplines and practice critical reading and writing strategies;
  • Develop advanced pedagogical techniques; and
  • Prepare for further graduate studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the Masters in English program, the students will be able to analyze theoretical or rhetorical issues in a text.
  • Upon completion of the Masters in English program, the students will be able to demonstrate a mastery of stylistic and formal conventions.
  • Upon completion of the Masters in English program, the students will be able to organize and conduct advanced original research in the field of English Studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Studies: Traditions, Boundaries, and Change
  • Seminar in Literary Criticism
  • The Rhetoric of Style
  • Contemporary Indigenous Rhetoric's
  • Symbol and Myth in Literature
  • Studies in Biography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17028 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Kutztown

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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