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The Master of Arts in English is a flexible, multi-faceted program for students seeking career enhancement or personal enrichment.

Students share common educational experiences along with opportunities to specialize through completion of courses in literary studies, professional writing, creative writing and composition and rhetoric.

The program requires a minimum of 30 hours of coursework beginning with an introductory course designed to provide an overview of English studies, introduce students to the English faculty, and help students set goals that best correspond to their career interests.

While they're in the program, students can gain experience through the practicum in composition and rhetoric, supervised internships, and fieldwork in community literacy and professional writing.

The final step is a capstone presentation. At the end of their final semester, candidates will make a public oral presentation based on their work in the program.




Why choose NKU to continue your graduate studies in English?

  • Dedicated, accomplished, and supportive faculty provide expert education, mentorship and guidance
  • Our flexible program allows you to create the graduate education experience that best meets your needs and interests
  • Convenient evening scheduling accommodates the busy lifestyle of working adults

Program Contact Information

Kelly Moffett, M.F.A.
Director of MA in English Program