Earning a Master of Arts in English is the first step on the path toward a Ph.D. If you earned your English degree in Mississippi with the hopes of becoming a college professor, this is the program for you.
The Master of Education in English can be earned by completing 30 hours of graduate classes, no thesis required. Students who have already received their Class A secondary school teaching certificates are eligible to be accepted into the program and upgrade their certification to AA level. Through 24 hours of English classes and six hours of education courses, graduates will be prepared to lead classes of their own at all levels.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- English Composition I
- English Composition II
- World Masterpieces
- Survey of British Literature
- Survey of American Literature
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Admission requirements for the M.A. program are as follows:
- Meet the undergraduate course requirements for English: 18 undergraduate semester hours in English.
- Submit critical writing sample with application for admission.
- Meet GRE requirements: A scoring range of 146-150 or greater on the verbal section, a 140-141 or greater on the quantitative section, and a 2.5 on the writing assessment of the GRE General Examination.
- Have 12 semester hours (or 2 high school credits plus intermediate level at university level) of course work or the reading knowledge of one foreign language before admission to candidacy.
International625 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 625 USD per credit and a duration of .
National625 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 625 USD per credit and a duration of .
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.