Master of Arts in English
East Carolina University

Program Details

East Carolina University offers the online Master of Arts in English for those interested in literary study, creative writing, and technical and professional writing.  Students completing this English degree will focus on Literary and Critical Studies while also studying history and cultures, providing a background for literary and philosophical movements.  You will develop your understanding and skill as a creative writer, strengthening your skills as an author and teacher in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and other subjects.  Students study Technical and Professional writing, learn to use critical theory in the analysis of literature, conduct research on literary topics, and learn how to apply critical thinking and research skills in the workplace.    In this English degree, you will be exposed to drama and literature, literature history, and literature of different cultures around the world.

Requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Intent
  • Students applying for the MA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing must submit a portfolio of poems, short stories, or essays

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Not all programs may be approved in every state. Students should check for state authorization prior to enrollment.