Master of Arts (MA) in English
If you are a lover of books, the MA in English program can enrich your reading experience by providing a structure and historical framework, insights and information shared by professors who are experts in their fields, and the opportunity for stimulating exchange of ideas in the classroom.
If you are a writer looking to improve your skills, the MA in English program offers the opportunity to share your work with faculty and students, many of whom are published writers.
If you are a teacher whose professional advancement depends upon a graduate degree, the MA in English program offers an opportunity for advanced study and research in the field of literature.
If you are interested in pursuing doctoral studies in language and literature, the MA in English program offers solid preparation in the field.
Successful completion of the program leads to fulfillment of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts requirements for professional licensure to teach English at the secondary level.
- Visit the Office of Licensure and Field Placement for licensure and fieldwork information.
- To apply to this program, please visit our graduate admissions section here.