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M.A. English

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<h2>Advanced Studies in Literature</h2>

Advanced literary studies challenge you to think and write critically about how words can reflect and shape the world. Take courses in language, literature, composition, rhetoric and more to prepare for teaching college-level English or pursuing a doctorate. This program offers a thesis and non-thesis option.

Fast Facts

  • The M.A. is a two-year graduate program in literary studies, cultural studies, and rhetoric/composition.
  • Students work closely with nationally-known faculty, who are active researchers in their fields.
  • We are a world-class center for studies in literature and the environment; students have the opportunity to work on the journal Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment.
  • Students sponsor an annual academic conference.
  • We have strong record of placing students into leading doctoral programs, and others directly into teaching positions at colleges and universities.
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Lecturer/adjunct faculty at four-year colleges and universities
  • Full-time faculty at two-year colleges
  • Teacher
  • Editor
  • Publisher
  • Web development
  • Technical writer
  • Professional writer
  • Grant writer
  • Management
  • Doctoral studies
Job Placement

Most graduates gain related employment or go on to doctoral study.

Salary $35,000-$60,000 (varies by what kind of employment is sought after the degree).
Degrees
Degree
Degree Roadmap

Coursework and language studies in first year, coursework and thesis (or non-thesis project) in second year.
For more information go to: Master of Arts in English.

Degree Prep

Most students have undergraduate degrees in English or closely related field.

Financial
Financial
Scholarships

Teaching Assistantships carry value up to $26,000; other departmental scholarships can supplement this by $2000 or more annually.

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning

Teaching Assistantships awarded on a competitive basis. Opportunities to organize scholarly conferences, work in student government, work with leading academic journals, and participate in community-based projects.

Clubs
  • Sigma Tau Delta (national English honor society) chapter (active for 25+ years)
  • First Book service project