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Murray State University

12 months
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
544 USD/credit 16320 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in English from Murray State University is a 30-hour degree that embeds advanced coursework in the content area of English.  


English from Murray State University is intended for teachers, prospective postsecondary instructors, persons who want to pursue doctoral work, and persons who simply love literature.


Students majoring in the department's programs can look forward to success in fields such as creative writing, technical writing, business, publishing, teaching, law, and journalism.

Our program is preparing them to become teachers, writers, and other professionals and to pursue further academic studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • British Literature to 1760
  • American Literature
  • History of the English Language
  • Literature and Philosophy
  • Advanced Genre Study in Drama
  • Advanced Genre Study in Fiction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate major or minor in English
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Copy of Passport for applicant and all dependents
  • Letters of Reference
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 544 USD per credit during 12 months.

National and Local rates apply to Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas.

Living costs for Murray

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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