Master of Arts in Composition & Rhetoric
Shawnee State University

Program Details

Shawnee State University's online M.A. in Composition and Rhetoric is ideal for teaching professionals who would like to teach dual-credit and college-level writing courses. With the program's unique focus on writing pedagogy, you'll get the theoretical background and practical skills to create and deliver high-quality writing instruction. You might also pursue a Ph.D. program in English composition, education, or a related field.

In our online master's degree program in rhetoric and composition, our knowledgeable faculty will provide you with foundational coursework in writing studies, the history of rhetoric, and writing assessment. Then, you can choose three elective courses to dive deeper into your own interests. You can complete your degree by developing either a master's thesis or portfolio. In less than two years, you can finish the 30-credit-hour program ready to become a dual-credit high school teacher or college professor. You can even transfer up to 24 credit hours of comparable coursework into the program.

By choosing to study online with Shawnee State University, you'll gain access to a network of expert faculty and talented alumni who can guide you on your educational journey. Learn more about how the online M.A. in Composition and Rhetoric can help you advance in your career.

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Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

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