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33482 USD/year
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About

Our Master of Arts, or MA, in English at Auburn University will advance your writing and research skills while providing you with an experience as university-level writing teacher.

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Overview

You’ll be well prepared for careers in writing, editing, business, secondary and community college teaching, and other professions seeking broadly educated individuals with excellent analytic and communication skills. 

Many of our English  MA graduates at Auburn University  pursue teaching and research careers and go on to attend doctoral programs in English, while others use their training to develop their craft as creative writers.  

We offer three graduate tracks:

  • Creative Writing
  • Literature
  • Rhetoric and Composition

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fiction Writing
  • Poetry Writing
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • One pre-1800 literature course
  • One technical and professional communication, rhetoric and composition, or linguistics course

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university.
  •  Up to three (3) letters of recommendation may be required by the department.  Applicants should contact the department to find out, first, if letters are required.  If so, how many?  And how should these letters be submitted?
  • One official transcript of all undergraduate and any graduate credits from each school previously attended. If an Auburn University transcript, the Graduate School will acquire the transcript for you
  • International applicants should provide an official original language transcript and final diploma/certificate(s) accompanied by a certified English translation of each document.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16741 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    33482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16741 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6085 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Auburn

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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