Online Master of Arts in English

The online Master of Arts in English program at ASU combines courses from across the English discipline to provide you with strong writing, communication and critical thinking skills.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

Details

In crafting your course of study, you will be able to choose courses that best suit your individual interests and professional goals from areas including literature, writing, linguistics, rhetorics and literacies, English education, film and media and cultural studies. You may also take certain courses that examine the transdisciplinary relationship between English and other areas of study at ASU.

Through a series of courses across English disciplines, students learn how to interpret and articulate complex cultural, historical, literary and language-related ideas and synthesize them into accessible material for general audiences.

Featured courses

The capstone culminating experience option is available to students in the English studies track only. Students in this track must take the capstone. Students in one of the other tracks may select an applied project or thesis for the culminating experience.


Required core

ENG 501 Approaches to Research (3)


Track

Comparative Literature


Track

English Studies


Track

Literature


Track

Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Arts in English have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Editor

Educator

Writer

Researcher

Prestigious faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members.

  • Fulbright American Scholars.
  • Guggenheim Fellows.
  • MacArthur Fellows.
  • Nobel laureates.

Prestigious faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members.

  • Fulbright American Scholars.
  • Guggenheim Fellows.
  • MacArthur Fellows.
  • Nobel laureates.

Admission requirements

The largest and most diverse college at ASU

ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.

25,500+


currently enrolled students.

$140 million


in research expenditures in 2018.

23


interdisciplinary schools and departments.

95+


undergraduate degrees.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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