M.A. On Campus

English Studies

Saint Cloud State University

12 months
12444 USD/year
12904 USD/year
8878 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Pursuing a master's degree in English Studies at Saint Cloud State University will help you develop strong writing and critical thinking skills. It will also help prepare for a career in teaching, writing or editing as well as for further study at the doctoral level.


At Saint Cloud State University you will be exposed to the wide-ranging field of English Studies in courses that explore literature, rhetoric, composition, new media studies, creative writing and pedagogy.

Program Highlights

  • Small seminar-style classes allow for informed discussions about literature and close mentoring relationships with faculty.
  • Tuition costs less than $15,000 for Minnesota and reciprocity students.
  • Program offers flexible scheduling with evening courses. 
  • Up to 30 assistantships available teaching first-year composition and consulting at the writing center, providing students with a stipend and tuition remission. 
  • Close student-faculty contact outside the classroom with an emphasis on advising final research projects. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theories in Second Language Acquisition
  • Seminar in Child Bilingualism
  • Seminar in ESL and Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upload unofficial transcripts. 
  • Unofficial documents will be used for the admission review process.  If admitted, you will need to submit official documents before coursework commences. 
  • Upload your statement of intent, resume, and a writing sample (if required).
  • Applicants may also submit unofficial copies of GRE/GMAT scores, TOEFL/IELTS/PTE and International transcript evaluations (if required) for the review process. 
  • If admitted, you will need to submit official documents before coursework commences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12444 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12904 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12904 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8878 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Cloud

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.


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