Admission Requirements

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Master of Arts in English

Admission Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application
  2. Application Fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Students must have at least twelve hours of upper-division undergraduate English courses with a 3.0 GPA or better
  5. Official GRE scores (the subject test in English is not required)
  6. Three recommendation letters that discuss the applicant's suitability for graduate study in English
  7. Critical writing sample (at least ten pages)

Note: Applicants interested in the creative writing emphasis may submit a creative writing sample in addition to the critical writing sample.

Academic Advisor

Dr. Paul Child

Dr. Paul Child


Graduate Education Support

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