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M.A. English

A Master of Arts Program

The Northwest Difference

Students can complete this program in four terms (16 months, including an eight-week summer session).

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Why pursue a Master of Arts in English

The Northwest Master of Arts in English is unique to the region in that most of our literature, writing and creative writing classes are broadly conceived “umbrella” classes. The specific content of these courses change each time the class is offered. This system allows students the variety and depth of experience that characterize the effective master’s level programs in English.

Admissions Requirements

  • Three or four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3.00 Overall grade-point average (GPA) on 4.00 scale and 3.30 within major.
  • GRE - Not Required

Additional International Requirements

English language assessment score:

  • TOEFL 79 or
  • IELTS 6.5 with no bands below 6.0 or
  • Duolingo 100

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