Distance learning MA Programs in Composition Studies in North America 2020

Composition studies examines the theory and practice of writing instruction. This field is also known as rhetoric and composition, college composition, and writing studies. These courses tend to promote the use of writing and help students better express themselves through written language.

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Emerson College
Boston, USA

Pursuing a career in publishing? Whether you want to shape the prose of fresh voices as an editor, represent writers as a literary agent, or work with exciting online publicat ... Read more

Pursuing a career in publishing? Whether you want to shape the prose of fresh voices as an editor, represent writers as a literary agent, or work with exciting online publications and new media formats, Emerson’s prestigious Master of Arts in Publishing and Writing will help you succeed in this ever-vital, ever-changing field. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs nine-course online or on-campus MA in Writing program reflects the school's international reputation for academic rigor and creative ... Read more

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs nine-course online or on-campus MA in Writing program reflects the school's international reputation for academic rigor and creative innovation. This workshop-centered, 3-year program offers a concentration in fiction or nonfiction and includes summer residency options abroad. Some graduates use the advanced writing skills they develop in journalism, teaching or corporate writing jobs. Others go on to write nonfiction, short stories, novels, and other works. Read less
MA
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
Online
 
William Paterson University of New Jersey
Wayne, USA

In the master of fine arts (MFA) program in creative and professional writing at William Paterson University, you will study in a supportive academic environment focused on th ... Read more

In the master of fine arts (MFA) program in creative and professional writing at William Paterson University, you will study in a supportive academic environment focused on the production of high-caliber writing. Designed to hone essential creative skills and nourish talent in poetry, fiction, memoir, literary biography, TV/film/theater scripts, cultural reviews, and more, the program will advance your writing to a professionally competitive level. You will also gain valuable experience in manuscript evaluation and editing, up-to-date methodologies of teaching writing, and the advanced interpretation of literature. The MFA’s rigorous course of study prepares you for a wide variety of careers, including secondary education and university-level teaching, book and magazine publishing and editing, journalism, copywriting, public relations, and professional writing. In addition, you will benefit from the program’s applied focus on developing a substantial manuscript portfolio, targeting appropriate markets, and submitting work for publication according to professional standards. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
Online
 
Kean University
New York, USA + 1 More

the M.A. in English Writing Studies at Kean University aims to meet the needs and interests of several target groups: (1) teachers in the region, across disciplines and levels ... Read more

the M.A. in English Writing Studies at Kean University aims to meet the needs and interests of several target groups: (1) teachers in the region, across disciplines and levels, who wish to integrate writing into instruction in support of student learning. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, USA

As a student in our graduate program, you will experience the integration of a humanities education with practical application and a commitment to communication in the marketp ... Read more

As a student in our graduate program, you will experience the integration of a humanities education with practical application and a commitment to communication in the marketplace. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
01 August 2014
Campus
 
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, USA + 1 More

The Master of Arts in Professional Writing program (MAPW) is a professional graduate degree program that prepares candidates for a wide variety of writing-related positions in ... Read more

The Master of Arts in Professional Writing program (MAPW) is a professional graduate degree program that prepares candidates for a wide variety of writing-related positions in business, education, publishing, and the arts. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Part-time
01 June 2018
English
Campus
 
Emerson College
Boston, USA

The MFA in Creative Writing program at Emerson College fosters a community of poets, fiction and creative nonfiction writers, editors, publishers and teachers. We are based in ... Read more

The MFA in Creative Writing program at Emerson College fosters a community of poets, fiction and creative nonfiction writers, editors, publishers and teachers. We are based in the heart of downtown Boston, historically a center of intellectual inquiry, creative endeavor, and innovation in education. MFA students at Emerson College engage with one another not only in the classroom but also in the greater cultural environment of Boston itself. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus