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Masters of Arts in English

Program Details

Morehead State offers an online Master of Arts in English program. Student will demonstrate research mastery and advanced knowledge of literary texts and techniques.

Requirements

  • Completion of an undergraduate major or minor in English or equivalent
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate English courses above the freshman level, to have included 12 credits of upper division English and American literature courses
  • One of the following:
    • A minimum score of 146 verbal section and 140 quantitative section of the GRE
    • Students may circumvent taking the GRE and will be unconditionally admitted if, after completing 12 credit hours at MSU in English, which must include a required major author course, they achieve an MSU GPA of 3.75 or higher, with no grade lower than "B"
    • If students fail to achieve a 3.75 after completing 12 credit hours at MSU in English, which must include a major author course, or receive a grade lower than "B," they have the option of taking the GRE, and if student then meet the English MA program's GRE cut scores, they will be granted unconditional admission

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges