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Graduate Catalog: ENGL

  • Admission requirements
  • Program details
  • Course descriptions

Application Deadlines

Department: English

Graduate Director:
Dr. Monica Pelaez mtpelaez@stcloudstate.edu

Program Overview

The master's degree in English is appropriate for a program leading to the Ph.D. degree, for community college or secondary teaching, or for general cultural enrichment. The following programs are offered:

  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Science in English — teacher education

Admission Information

  • Master of Arts graduate students interested in future doctoral study should develop competence in an appropriate foreign language.

Length of Program - Measured by Semesters

  • Part-time student: six semesters taking six credits per semester.
  • Full-time student: four semesters taking nine credits per semester.
  • These programs are designed for both full-time and part-time students.
  • Full-time students must expect to complete much of their course load in evening classes.
  • Graduate courses are also offered in summer school, but a student cannot be assured of completing degree requirements solely with summer school work. 

Graduate Assistantship Overview

  • Fifteen to twenty graduate assistantship positions are offered to instruct English 191.
  • The Write Place offers five to six assistantships to provide tutoring to students.