University of Alabama Huntsville

M.A. On Campus
12 months
24430 USD/year
24430 USD/year
10632 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Students wishing to pursue graduate work in English have a number of choices. The English MA Program from University of Alabama Huntsville includes both a thesis and a non-thesis option. 


Additionally, we offer several certificates that prepare graduates to pursue professional opportunities in technical writing or user experience, and teaching (either in English or English as a Second Language). 


Students are encouraged to consult with the Director of Graduate Studies to select the program that best meets their needs.

This English program from University of Alabama Huntsville leads to an M.A. in English, and includes the thesis option.You must register for thesis hours in the semester you complete and defend the thesis, and in any other semester or term where you anticipate

Programme Structure

Master of Arts in English:

  • English, MA Thesis Option 
  • English, MA Capstone Project 
  • English, MA with Technical Writing Certificate
  • English, MA Alternative Fifth Year Program for Class A Certification in English
  • English, MA with TESOL Certificate
  • JUMP Program

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission to the Graduate School, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an approved institution. 
    • The following minimum requirements are acceptable to the graduate school; individual colleges and/or departments may require higher grade point averages and test scores or additional or more specific requirements. 
    • See college/departmental sections for specific admissions information
    • the applicant is the holder of a graduate degree from an accredited institution; 
    • the applicant presents evidence of having taken the GRE/MAT over five years ago and hence cannot obtain official scores; 
    • FE exam may be accepted for some engineering degrees. If available, a candidate must show proof of passing the exam.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24430 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24430 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10632 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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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University of Alabama Huntsville


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