English - Composition Track

The Composition Track is intended for students interested in teaching English in secondary schools, two-year colleges, and four-year colleges. The degree is also appropriate for those planning to enter a doctoral program in composition and rhetoric. The program does not lead to state certification for teaching; students should consult the Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies for requirements for state certification to teach in the public schools.

Admission Requirements

  • Statement of purpose

Application Deadline

Applications to the master's degree program in English - Composition are accepted on a rolling basis.

Additional Information

The department offers two tracks for the M.A. degree. Early registration is necessary to ensure that the 600-level seminars will run. Classes with low enrollment will be cancelled.

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

Not all departments offer graduate assistantships. Students should inquire with the department directly to determine assistantship availability.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.

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