English, M.A. | Mississippi State University | Starkville, United States
24 months
Duration
25294 USD/year
25294 USD/year
9248 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The English program at the Mississippi State University is home to a small and vibrant MA program. The program is offered with emphases in Literature, Creative Writing, Linguistics, and TESOL. 

Overview

Key Features

Students work closely with a distinguished faculty that includes renowned poets and novelists and recognized experts in British and American literature, linguistics, and composition and rhetoric. With a flexible curriculum, students can pursue their interests while honing their skills in writing, research, and literary interpretation.

The English program from Mississippi State University offers MA students many opportunities for professional development and growth. The department frequently provides funding to support graduate students’ travel to present research at academic conferences. Teaching Assistantships are available to qualified applicants in their first year, and TAs receive extensive training and support in the teaching of writing. Mississippi State is home to The Mississippi Quarterly and The Jabberwock Review, which employ graduate students as editorial assistants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature, multiple sections
  • English Literature before 1800
  • American Literature before 1865
  • World Literature before 1600
  • African American Literature
  • Study of Language

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
53

Credits

30 SCH
  • 30 - 33

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
53

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the MA program in English must have a BA in English or 18 hours in English beyond composition requirements. Minimum required GPA is 3.0. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score. The GRE is not required.
  • Students who wish to be considered for the MA in English with Creative Writing emphasis must submit a writing sample (10-12 pages poetry, 12-20 pages of fiction, or up to 30 pages of a combination of both) directly to the Director of Creative Writing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25294 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25294 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25294 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25294 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9248 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Starkville

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.

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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