English, M.A. | University of North Alabama | Florence, United States
12 months
740 USD/credit 26640 USD/year
740 USD/credit 26640 USD/year
370 USD/credit 13320 USD/year
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The MA in English at the University of North Alabama prepares students to teach at the community college level, pursue advanced study at the Ph.D. level, or pursue career or salary advancement in fields of education, business and industry.


The UNA Master of Arts in English Program offers a solid professional and academic foundation in literary studies, enhanced with available coursework in writing, linguistics, and film studies. All courses are taught by a faculty of dedicated mentors and skilled educators with numerous publications and a wide range of research interests.

The program provides an ideal environment for students who want the challenge of a large university with the personal attention of a small liberal arts college. UNA is a diverse, mid-sized university, located in the city of Florence, with excellent resources and a supportive faculty intent on preparing our graduate students for both teaching and scholarship.


Graduate study at the University of North Alabama is competitively priced for the region. Graduate students may apply for assistantships, fellowships, or research awards. Our graduate students receive faculty guidance to develop conference presentations and publications. We host an annual graduate conference which attracts presenters from the region and beyond. Our graduate organization is growing and active, with many opportunities for professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anglo-Saxon Language and Literature
  • Stylistics 
  • History of English
  • African-American Literature
  • Language and Gender
  • Studies in Contemporary Global Literature
  • Rhetoric: Argument and Style

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Diploma and Transcripts: An official notarized copy of your latest diploma and transcripts and - if applicable - your undergraduate diploma should be submitted to finalize admission. All transcripts should be notarized of attested by a government institution.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Bank Letter and Affidavit of Support
  • Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of one hundred dollars ($100) is required of every international applicant.
  • Academic Placement: For US students, UNA uses ACT or SAT scores for advising and registration purposes, but international students are not required to submit any of these tests for admissions.

Other Language Proficiency Required Scores:

  • CBT = 213
  • TOEIC = 670
  • PTE = 54

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Florence

800 - 1300 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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