Mississippi College

625 USD/credit
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An English degree is one of the most underrated degrees there is. Students of English are prepared not only for careers in the field, but for any of the many careers that emphasize elocution and communication – including publishing, advertising, public relations, program development, administration and technical writing.


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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • World Masterpieces
  • Survey of British Literature
  • Survey of American Literature

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Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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