English, M.A. | Online | Jacksonville State University | Jacksonville, United States
12 months
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800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
400 USD/credit 12000 USD/year
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About

Using innovative teaching approaches, the Department of English from Jacksonville State University empowers students to write and communicate across numerous current and emerging fields, to think critically, and to solve problems creatively.

Overview

The Master of Arts in English degree from Jacksonville State University is a thirty-hour master’s program that may be completed in either of the following delivery formats: 

  • Blended: Students may choose to take some classes that meet face to face, some that are offered in a blended (hybrid) format, and/or some that are offered 100% online (synchronous and asynchronous). 
  • 100% Online: Students may choose to take all classes that are 100% online (synchronous and asynchronous). 

Learning outcomes

Completing the master’s degree in English prepares you for a career as a non-tenure track Instructor of English at any two- or four-year college or university, but, because it builds on the skills acquired at the undergraduate English major level, there are many Careers in English you may explore.

This Master of Arts in English is nationally ranked on GetEducated.com.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Non-Thesis Option: Total of 30 graduate semester hours in approved English courses, including EH 501 Graduate Study in English (3), which English MA students must successfully complete within their first 15 hours of graduate English study, and three semester hours in Shakespeare at either the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Thesis Option: Total of 30 graduate semester hours. Minimum of 24 hours in approved English courses, including EH 501 Graduate Study in English (3), which English MA students must successfully complete within their first 15 hours of graduate English study, and three semester hours in Shakespeare at either the undergraduate or graduate level, and six hours of thesis.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed JSU Graduate Application for Admission.
  • Non-refundable $35.00 application processing fee.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities with degrees posted. (Students who have previously attended JSU do not need to request a transcript from the university.)
  • Three Graduate Reference Forms completed by individuals who can provide qualitative assessment of the applicant’s potential for success in graduate coursework. Reference forms will be submitted electronically. Instructions for submission will be sent through email to the applicant upon submission of the online graduate application.
  • International student applicants must see the International Student Applicants section of this catalog for other application and enrollment requirements.
  • A writing sample may be requested.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 USD per credit during 12 months.

Graduate Online Hours $400.00 per credit hour

Living costs for Jacksonville

850 - 1300 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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