English, M.A. | The Ohio State University | Columbus, United States
12 months
43226 USD/year
38693 USD/year
12092 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of English offers an integrated MA/PhD program, giving graduate students a variety of opportunities to work closely with distinguished scholars and writers. This English program is offered by The Ohio State University.


From the works of Chaucer to those of Toni Morrison, from romanticism to postcolonialism, from rhetoric and composition to digital media, from folklore to film, from literacy studies to the history of the book - graduate study in English is offered by The Ohio State University exposes students to the broad range of traditional and emerging fields in contemporary English studies, with many of our programs being nationally recognized. 

Career prospects

In addition to giving students extensive opportunities to work closely with scholars on a variety of research topics, the department offers outstanding teaching experiences. Incoming graduate students teach in our First-Year Writing Program, and they receive training and support throughout their careers. Some second-year graduate students will move on to the second-level undergraduate writing course.

Finally, the department's Digital Media Project offers graduate students opportunities to learn to use the latest instructional technology to teach both composition and literature courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Composition—Meanings Behind Movie Posters
  • Individual Studies
  • Intensive Writing and Reading
  • Selected Works of British Literature—Medieval through 1800
  • Shakespeare
  • Poetry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential) from an accredited college or university, earned by the expected date of entry into your graduate program.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the last degree earned.
  • Prerequisite training that will enable you to pursue your program. Evidence usually comes in the form of transcripts or other credentials documenting that you have completed prerequisite academic work. 
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT) if the score is required by your program. Scores must be sent electronically from the testing agency; faxed or emailed scores are not considered. Note: Scores are valid for five years after your test date.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43226 USD/year
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  • National

    38693 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 38693 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12092 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12092 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 USD /month
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