MA in English

General

Program Description

The M.A. in English program develops skills in critical thinking, writing, and research encourages intellectual curiosity and provides training for careers and professional advancement. The program offers two concentrations—Literature and Composition. The two-track curriculum provides two separate fields of study within English, offering multiple career opportunities as well as preparing students for doctoral work.

Program Benefits

This program helps students achieve substantial preparation in areas such as writing theories, writing pedagogies, alternative literacies, and the relationship between composition and literature. In coordination with an advisor, students create a program that addresses program requirements and individual needs.

Career Opportunities

The M.A. in English prepares you for careers such as:

  • Teacher/instructor (community college levels)
  • Creative writer
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Public relations specialist
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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Northeastern’s diverse academic offerings, student population and learning opportunities are just a few of the reasons NEIU is a unique and vibrant place to earn a degree. Our mission, vision, values and support services are all here to help you reach your full potential. We invite you to take a closer look at our programs. We look forward to discussing your options with you. Read less