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English, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Atlanta, GA, United States
We know that you will agree that the English department is one of the most motivating and student focused departments at our historic university.  Our faculty is both accessible and interested in both the intellectual and the personal development of each of our students, from entering freshmen to graduating English majors, and M.A. and Ph.D. Humanities/Concentration English students. 


Our English students share a cohesive spirit in their classes and their extra-curricular activities, working together to make their experience at our university both stimulating and memorable. 

The programme

The English department sponsors extracurricular activities and organizations that enhance the cultural and academic climate of Clark Atlanta University and the Atlanta community. Foremost among them is the Annual Writers Workshop Conference, winner of the 1995 Governor's Award in the humanities.  The Conference features student writing from Clark Atlanta University as well as from the other AU Center colleges and the larger Atlanta community. The English department is the home of the Charles Waddell Chesnutt Association.  The Association is an affiliate of both the American Literature Association and the College Language Association.  English Club is open to undergraduate students who are interested in participating in various activities with their peers including volunteer work at area public schools.  Our Department also sponsors the Alpha Beta Beta chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society.  The Society is open to undergraduate and graduate students who hold high grade point averages. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Research
  • History of the English Language
  • Major Authors
  • Early American Literature 
  • American Poetry and Poetics
  • American Renaissance
  • American Realism and Naturalism
  • The American Novel
  • Contemporary American Literature
  • Modern American Drama
  • Ideas and Forms in African American Literature

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Before any action can be taken on an application, applicants must submit the following to the Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions:

  • Completed and signed application.
  • Cashier’s check or money order (made payable to Clark Atlanta University) in the amount of $40. The application fee for an international applicant is $55 U.S. dollars. The application fee will not be waived and is non-refundable.
  • An official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution you have attended. Transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions from the institution’s Office of the Registrar. A transcript which has been “issued to the student” will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23082 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23082 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 1213 - 2210 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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