English, M.A. | The University of Maine | Orono, United States
12 months
29214 USD/year
29214 USD/year
9738 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Maine Master of Arts in English engages MA candidates as scholars, teachers, and artists who understand that individual excellence is developed within a community that values respectful exchange and a strong network of peer and mentor support. 


All of our program’s areas of expertise—poetics, writing studies, literature, creative writing—centralize dialogue, experimentation, and collaboration. 

We responsibly challenge received ideas in our disciplines with a passion for new approaches and a nuanced understanding of our histories. 

Key Features 

  • Our English degree at The University of Maine culminates with a professional portfolio our graduates use to advance their goals toward PhD or MFA programs, teaching careers, employment in the private or public-sector, or personal growth.
  • Our graduate students are central actors in our intellectual community: they serve on committees, organize events, participate in research expos, and have their own symposium.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Fiction Workshop
  • Graduate Poetry Workshop
  • Approaches to Reports, Proposals, and Grants in Academic and Workplace Settings
  • Perspectives on Technical Editing and Information Design
  • Topics in Professional and Technical Writing
  • Studies in Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • Official test scores
  • $65 application fee

Tuition Fee

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    29214 USD/year
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  • National

    29214 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9738 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9738 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Orono

1216 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

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