24 months
731 USD/credit 10965 USD/year
731 USD/credit 10965 USD/year
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Azusa Pacific University’s master’s in English provides professional preparation and personal enrichment to graduate students seeking advanced knowledge in the field of literary studies, encompassing literature, composition, cultural and film studies, and creative and professional writing.


This M.A. in English degree program encourages an active conversation between Christianity and literature, preparing scholars, writers, and teachers for cultural engagement from a Christian perspective. Expert faculty guide students as they develop analytical and creative writing skills, enriched by a theologically informed approach to literary and cultural texts.


The Master of Arts in English equips graduates for leadership in higher education, secondary school teaching, creative and professional writing, business, government, and nonprofit organizations. Students gain advanced experience in critical thinking, persuasive writing, and creative problem solving.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British Literature 
  • American Literatur
  • The Christian Imagination
  • Literature and the Bible
  • Literature and Theology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, as space permits.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • Résumé or statement of experience, including the most relevant work and volunteer experience
  • Writing sample, such as a critical essay or research paper in English or a related field
  • Two recommendations
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English
  • Provide an affidavit of financial support (PDF) and a bank statement 
  • Submit a copy of a valid passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10965 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    10965 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pacific

800 - 1300 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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