Master of Arts in Composition
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty’s 100% online Master of Arts in Composition is designed to equip professionals with effective and persuasive communication skills that will meet the needs in both professional industries and academic roles. The online MA in Composition focuses on advanced studies of the English language that provide expertise in creating and teaching structured arguments, critical thinking skills, information literacy, and research skills. This program will assist students who want to work in writing-related fields, who want to use expertise in English composition for academic teaching, and who want to meet growing needs for English language experts worldwide. Graduates of this program will be equipped to pursue careers in academia as lecturers, tutors, educators, and university professors. Additionally, graduates will have opportunities to pursue professional writing, journalism, and professional editing.


  • Earned baccalaureate degree or its equivalent
  • GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 for undergraduate study
  • Statement of purpose
  • Essay
  • TOEFL (if applicable)

School Accreditation Statement

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.