M.A. On Campus


La Sierra University

12 months
730 USD/credit
730 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Students who graduate from this English program from La Sierra University go on to careers in secondary and community college teaching or enroll in Ph.D. programs. In addition, studying English at the graduate level can prepare you for work in other fields that require strong writing and analytical skills.


Key Features

Do you want to broaden your understanding of literature, delve deeper into those works through the application of cutting-edge literary criticism, and enhance your own writing and research skills?

At La Sierra University you will be part of a close-knit department that honors Christian values. Whether you are seeking to advance your career with an English program from La Sierra University, or you are contemplating going on for your Ph.D., the MA in English program offered at La Sierra University will prepare you to reach your goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods and Materials of Literary Research
  • Biblical or Religious Literature
  • Writing
  • Composition Theory and Practice
  • American Literature
  • British Literature
  • Literary Criticism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Interview with the English Department Graduate Adviser
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (addressing the candidate’s character and aptitude for graduate study)
  • College transcripts (unofficial acceptable)
  • Sample of Literary Critical Writing (details will be provided at the Interview with the Graduate Adviser)
  • Personal Statement: addressing the student’s goals for graduate study in English at La Sierra University (typically no more than 1 page)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    730 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 730 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    730 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 730 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Home Gardens

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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