M.A. On Campus


North Carolina Central University

12 months
14136 USD/year
14136 USD/year
4226 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The English MA at the North Carolina Central University provides a comprehensive education in literary study that is designed to foster thorough scholarship and to develop a student’s ability to pursue independent research.


We offer a master degree in English at the North Carolina Central University. Five courses (15 credit hours) are required from the courses not taken as Core Requirement. 

Key Features 

  • The courses must be approved by the student’s academic advisor.  Three of those courses (9 hours) may be a minor drawn from another graduate level program at NCCU (subject to approval by the English program coordinator or Department chair.)
  • May take a foreign language course or Successful completion of a reading proficiency examination in a foreign language.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • English Literature of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries 
  • Milton 
  • Major British Authors of the Eighteenth Century 
  • English Drama 
  • Shakespeare 
  • English Romantic Poets 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate admission application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all schools attended (if you earned your degree from a non-U.S. school, please see the international applicant requirements)
  • Statement of purpose/personal statement
  • GRE (cannot be more than 5 years old)
  • Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2113 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 USD /month
Living costs

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


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