Master of Arts in English
South Dakota State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in English degree is available from South Dakota State University.  With an English degree, students study writing, rhetoric, theory, and literature, developing skills and knowledge that are highly valued careers.  You will study writing, analysis, research, problem solving, project management, and leadership while exploring how literature changes our lives.  This is a flexible degree in English that offers the same courses and faculty that are found on-campus. 

Courses are available in a wide variety of topics, including:

  • British Literature
  • Ethnic Literature
  • Women’s Writing
  • Publishing and Editing
  • Film Studies
  • Peace and Conflict Studies

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

South Dakota State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent