English (MA)

Writing Sample

Master of Arts

The Master of Arts Program in English is divided into three different emphases: Literature, Creative Writing, and English Studies. All three emphases require Introduction to Graduate Study, a core of graduate courses in literature, and the comprehensive examination. The Literature and English Studies emphasis culminates in either a research paper or thesis. The creative writing emphasis includes a minimum of four creative writing emphasis includesa minimum of four creative writing workshops and a creative thesis.

Areas of Concentration Currently Available

  • Literature Emphasis
  • Creative Writing Emphasis
  • English Studies Emphasis

Admission Requirements

  • International Application for Admission
  • Official Transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Official report of TOEFL score (600/100) or IELTS (7.0)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Semester: October 1
  • Fall Semester: April 1

Graduate Assistantship Requirements

  • Completed graduate assistantship and/or tuition scholarship applications forms should be sent with all other application documents (www.grad.uni.edu/assistantships) by spring semester October 1 and February 1 for the fall semester.

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