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Master of Arts in English

Program Details

Belmont University offers a Master of Arts in English degree program, an online English degree.  This program helps students fully explore and study literature and writing while discovering themselves in literature.  An advanced English degree will sharpen your thinking and dialogue with the imaginative writing that informs our world and shapes us.  Coursework teaches students to effectively analyze literature from multiple perspectives and to examine contemporary literary trends. 

You can choose from one of three emphases:

  • Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Postsecondary Teaching

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree
  • GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in the last 60 hours
  • 2 recommendations
  • Statement of purpose
  • Writing sample
  • Interview

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges