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English, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


All Masters canididates who will be teaching freshman composition must register for ENGL 5301 prior to taking a teaching assignment. 

Programme Structure

  • Survey of European Literary Criticism
  • Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism  
  • Methodology Requirement 
  • Introduction to the Profession or 3 SCH
  • Teaching Rhetoric and Composition  
  • English Literature to 1700
  • English Literature from 1700 to Present  
  • American Literature to 1900
  • American Literature from 1900 to Present

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 24 months
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score:


                  The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                • Minimum required score:


                  The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                Academic Requirements

                • Application for Graduate Admission.
                • Graduate Application Fee of $25.00.
                • Official college/university transcript(s) other than Texas A&M International University must be sent directly from each institution attended.
                • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). 
                • The College of Arts and Sciences requires the GRE from all applicants.
                • The College of Business Administration requires the GRE or GMAT from all applicants.
                • The College of Education requires the GRE from all applicants.

                Tuition Fee

                • International Applies to you

                  498 USD/credit
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                • National Applies to you

                  498 USD/credit
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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