M.A. On Campus


Fort Hays State University

12 months
610 USD/credit
610 USD/credit
242 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Become an adaptable thinker with confidence in your ability to determine your own path and inspire world-changing contributions. Fort Hays State University offers a Master degree in English. 


The Master of Arts in English at Fort Hays State University is a 30-credit hour program. The sole course common to all Master's students is ENG 826 Approaches to Literature, which is a survey of the main approaches to literary study and their practical application. 

At the end of your English program, you will write a four-hour graduate examination based on limited reading lists in three of five possible subject areas, according to your interests. For more information about the program, including details about the exam and other requirements, please download the MA Exam Reading Lists.


  • With a degree in English, you're equipped for success in a number of rewarding careers.
  • Some of our English majors earn licensure to teach in middle school and high school.
  • Others bring their liberal arts training and ability to write, interpret, and present information to such fields as management, sales, public relations, advertising, technical writing, publishing, media and communication, and government service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studies in Composition and Rhetoric: Transnationalism in Literacy Studies
  • Young Adult Literature    
  • Topics in Writing: Digital Writing 
  • Studies in British Literary Genres: Victorian Horror and Its Aftermath

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Using Google Chrome, submit an Application for Graduate Admission at the appropriate website:
  • Pay the $40 domestic application fee or $50 international application fee.
  • Provide the Graduate School with an official bachelor's degree transcript and master's degree transcript (if applicable) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Provide entrance examination scores as required by individual departments.
  • Provide letters of recommendation. 
  • Provide any other documents required by specific departments, such as a personal statement or vita, background check release, writing sample, or digital art slides.
  • International students must provide evidence of their ability to speak English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    242 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 242 USD per credit during 12 months.

Graduate On-Campus (contiguous state) $341.29

Living costs for Hays

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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Updated over a year ago

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