MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH
Students may concentrate on a specific area by taking multiple courses in a single
These concentration areas include:
Recent graduates have gone on to Ph.D. programs at Oklahoma State, OU and elsewhere, as well as teaching positions in high schools and community colleges in the region.
What Can I Do With a Master's Degree in English?
- Grant Writer
- Radio & TV News Commentator
- Scientific Linguist
- Travel Writer
Did You Know?
One of the most surprising job statistics about English majors is that only 2% of them become authors or creative writers in the United States. That’s the same likelihood as becoming a chief executive. Equally surprising is that only 2% become editors, even though an English degree is supposed to be a perfect fit for the publishing industry. Also worth noting is that 5% of English majors become lawyers.
- Writing Sample
- Statement of Purpose
- 30 hours of upper level English
- GRE/MAT score in upper 75th % if GPA is below 3.0 in undergrad
- Open Year Round
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*Fees include: facility fee, student activity fee, infrastructure fee, cultural/scholastic lecturer fee, student ID fee, technology services fee and remedial course fee, if applicable. NSU courses taught at off campus locations or online might have additional fees assessed. These totals are tuition and fee estimations per program based on the current catalog year. Books, supplies and some fees may not be included.