12 months
14776 USD/year
14776 USD/year
7432 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Publishing at Stephen F. Austin State University could be your key to open the door to a dynamic career in the publishing industry.


At Publishing at Stephen F. Austin State University novels, art books, cook books, corporate product manuals, and academic journals all rely on professionals able to bring intellectual concepts to the printed page. The publishing industry needs individuals who understand not only language and writing, but also business, design, and the inner workings of the publishing world. Individuals with backgrounds in media studies, business, literature, and languages all might find our unique program the key to finding a rewarding career in the publishing industry. Traditional academic study meets practical training in our innovative, interdisciplinary Masters' program. 

Learning outcomes

The MA in Publishing at Stephen F. Austin State University offers students an innovative approach to graduate education. The degree incorporates coursework from English, Mass Communication, Business, Art, and Multidisciplinary Programs. The program prepares students to enter a professional career market where publishing skills are paramount. Such skills range from understanding media law and ethics, manuscript acquisition, book or journal design, graphic design, distribution and marketing, among others. Students gain practical, hands-on experiences during coursework, internships, and an interdisciplinary capstone project.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Publishing and the University Press
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Professional Internship
  • Publishing Capstone
  • Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • 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

To apply for a master’s degree program at SFA, you must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be in your final year of undergraduate work;
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or
  • Have 95 or more semester hours of undergraduate work at SFA and be approved as an Overlap Student (an undergraduate pursuing graduate and undergraduate studies at the same time).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7388 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7388 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3716 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Nacogdoches

921 - 1707 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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