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M.A. in English
The Louisiana Tech University offers a M.A. in English. This program may enhance a student’s knowledge and training in British and American literature or technical writing. Enrolled students may increase their knowledge on research techniques and scholarly practice, as well as potentially develop a student’s oral and written communication skills. Many students who enroll in this program write a Master’s thesis and pursue their PhD. However, other students may work under the non-thesis option. Students under the thesis or non-thesis option of the M.A. in English program may enhance their performance as professionals in their current places of employment or prepare graduates to work in schools or a variety of other workplaces.
The M.A. English program prides itself on giving student’s individual attention by having smaller classes that fit the needs of part-time or full-time students. All classes for this program are available online. This online learning environment allows students to have a flexible experience while working towards their degree. This program may be completed in as little as six ten-week academic quarters.
The Non-Thesis and Thesis Plan of study includes 33 credit hours at 500 level courses in order to graduate. Students who are enrolled in the non-thesis plan of study must also pass a comprehensive written exam. The thesis plan of study does not require students to take a comprehensive written exam. However, students are required to have a GPA of 3.75 after 27 hours of coursework in order be eligible to write a thesis and graduate under this option. This option is ideal for students who wish to pursue a PhD.
Unconditional admission to the Graduate School requires that the applicant have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college. Applying students must have a minimum 2.50 (4.0 system) GPA on all work attempted or 2.75 on the last 60 hours attempted.
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