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English, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

It offers advanced studies in literary history and theory, rhetorical theory, the history of rhetoric and composition studies, as well as practical applications in teaching.

The Master of Arts in English is the preferred graduate degree for individuals who want to develop their credentials in order to teach dual credit courses in high school classrooms or composition classes in two-year and four-year institutions of higher education, as well as professional writers and other members of the workforce whose occupations require excellent reading, writing and analytical skills, and students who are preparing for further work in a doctoral program in English.

Accessible to working professionals

The Master of Arts in English can be completed in two years of full time study or three years of part time study. Additionally, the program emphasizes hybrid courses, combining classroom and online instruction.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • British Literature of the Middle Ages 
  • British Literature of the Early Modern Period
  • British Literature of the 18th and 19th Centuries 
  • American Literature to the Civil War
  • American Literature from the Civil War to the Present 
  • Teaching Literature
  • World Literature 
  • Women Writers 
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Studies in Literary Theory

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Online Graduate Studies Application
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Transcript Submission
  • Verification of English competency

Submit an official TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report verifying a minimum total score of one of the following:

  • TOEFL (paper-based): 550
  • TOEFL (internet-based): 79
  • IELTS: 6
Additional Documents

  • Copy of Visa or Passport
  • International Graduate Student Estimate of Expenses
  • International Statement of Finance Form
  • International Student Transfer Form
Graduate Program Application Process

  • For more information regarding specific program requirements and program application deadlines, refer to the Graduate Programs tab

Tuition Fee

  • International

    692 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    692 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    351 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 351 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 1213 - 2020 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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