The M.A. program involves graduate-level coursework in English and American Literature and in language/composition studies. This program is designed to supplement and advance the student’s undergraduate work in the field of English and to familiarize the student with professional standards, research methods, and modes of thought in the discipline. Possession of this degree typically leads to professional advancement for the secondary school or community college teacher; to careers in writing, editing, and publishing; or to further study in English at the doctoral level. The GA stipend for MA students is $11,250 annually for two years, and includes full tuition coverage for up to 9 credits per semester and 3 credits in the summer. For institutional description and learning outcomes, visit the MA English website. For more information about the Ph.D. application, and how to apply, see UNLV’s Graduate Catalog.
Master of Arts - English