Texas Woman's University

12 months
30528 USD/year
30528 USD/year
15336 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The English program of Texas Woman's University boasts a dedicated faculty and dynamic courses that will help you build your skills as a teacher, researcher and writer while you network with like-minded peers. 


Whether you want to take a course or two to reignite your passion, earn the 18 hours typically necessary for dual credit teaching, or increase your salary and improve your credentials, our master's degree is uniquely positioned to help you meet your goals.

Unlike many programs, the English program of Texas Woman's University offers the flexibility of both online and traditional face-to-face classes so that you can choose a format that suits your lifestyle. Our on-campus courses run in three-hour blocks during the late afternoon and evening, perfect for working professionals. All classes are taught by faculty members who know your name and are invested in your education. Hallmarks of our program include flexibility in scheduling, a variety of degree options, high-quality curriculum, small class sizes and superior mentoring.

We also collaborate closely with the Multicultural Gender and Women's Studies Department at TWU and offer a number of cross-listed courses. As a result, we often share students. Gender and Women's Studies students may also earn an M.A. in English, while our M.A students can earn credit toward their degrees or toward the Graduate Certificate in Multicultural Gender and Women's Studies.

Career outlook

Our M.A. in English will prepare you for a career in education, writing, editing, journalism or communications. It will also provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary for you to pursue further graduate studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bibliography and Research Methods
  • Studies in British Literature to 1760
  • Studies in British Literature After 1760
  • Studies in Ethnic, Multicultural, and Cross Cultural Literature
  • Studies in World Literature
  • Literary Criticism and Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



On Campus, Online

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
153 (verbal)
138 (quantitative)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants who lack the appropriate foundational degree in English, literature, writing, or rhetoric may be required to complete a deficiency plan prior to beginning graduate courses in English. Specific requirements depend on an individual student's undergraduate coursework in the discipline but may include 12-15 credit hours
  • Minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on previous upper division and graduate work
  • Statement of purpose
  • Academic writing sample of 10-15 pages (double-spaced)
  • Three academic or professional references should submit letters of recommendation as PDFs on institutional or organization letterhead directly to the program coordinator

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15264 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15264 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    15336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7668 USD per semester 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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