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The Citadel - The Military College of South Carolina

12 months
1020 USD/credit 30600 USD/year
1020 USD/credit 30600 USD/year
595 USD/credit 17850 USD/year
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Run jointly by the The Citadel - The Military College of South Carolina  this 36-hour English program provides advanced coursework in literature, literary and cultural analysis, and composition and rhetoric. 


Learning outcomes

  • English Students at The Citadel - The Military College of South Carolina have access to graduate faculties, libraries, and electronic research resources at both institutions. Small classes foster lively discussion, close analysis, and the development of intellectual community. Opportunities for internships outside of academia and in college teaching allow students to customize their education.
  • The program is appropriate for recent and returning college graduates, English teachers, and those interested in mid-career professional development and personal intellectual growth. In addition to learning how to analyze literature and culture more effectively, students acquire critical thinking habits, problem-solving strategies, and communication skills that will serve them well in many different contexts.
  • Our graduates are well prepared for a range of careers. Many take their skills to the nonprofit or for-profit world as journalists, editors, or professional and technical writers. Some turn to the classroom, teaching writing and literature in high school or in community colleges. Still others pursue PhDs in English to do research and teach at the college and university level. The English MA is a widely respected degree that enhances credentials for employment and advanced academic and professional study in many fields. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  •  Major British Writers 
  • Humanities Special Topic - World Religion 
  • Crime on FIlm
  • Shakespeare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Completed a degree equivalent to an American baccalaureate degree.
  • Have academic credentials officially evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) and sent directly from that organization to The Citadel Graduate College office.
  • Meet all the admission criteria for the desired graduate degree program.
  • Submit an official TOEFL score if native language is not English. The minimum acceptable score is 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 79 internet-based applicants may be exempt from the TOEFL requirement if the applicant has a minimum of 2 years of course study, with a 3.0 or higher GPA, from an institution where English is the native language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1020 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1020 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Charleston

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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