Literary Studies and Teaching, M.A. | Online (optional) | Central Washington University | Ellensburg, United States
12 months
Duration
24361 USD/year
24361 USD/year
10401 USD/year
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About

The Literary Studies and Teaching specialization at Central Washington University offers a rigorous, individualized program of advanced study of literature in English, while preparing graduates for careers in secondary school and college-level teaching, professional training and research, and writing in a range of disciplines and modalities.

Overview

Students work closely with a faculty mentor and gain practical experience in teaching composition and literature. Students choose from an array of courses and select a thesis, exam, or portfolio option. 

Although allowed flexibility in their course of study, students are required to complete courses in transnational literary studies, literary and critical theory, literary genre, and teaching practice. 

Features 

  • Students may also select from approved elective courses in literary studies, linguistics, and writing. 
  • Students enter the Literary Studies and Teaching program at Central Washington University to further their understanding of literature, to strengthen their teaching qualifications, to broaden their writing experiences, and to prepare for doctoral work. This specialization may be completed either in-person or online.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Composition Theory
  • Advanced Literary and Critical Theory 
  • Studies in Rhetoric
  • Publishing Strategies and Practice for Writers
  • Advanced Studies in Fiction 
  • Advanced Studies in Nonfiction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits
  • Quarter Credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to the university guidelines concerning admission to graduate degree programs, students applying to the Literary Studies & Teaching specialization must also submit a 7-10 page writing sample of literary analysis (critical analysis of a literary work with reference to secondary works of literary criticism and/or literary theory). 
  • Note: GRE scores are no longer required for admission and assistantship applications. A limited number of teaching assistantships are available on a competitive basis for resident on-campus students.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24361 USD/year
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  • National

    24361 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24361 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10401 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10401 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ellensburg

895 - 1492 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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