Master of Arts (MA) in English

Overview

The Department of English is home to poets and linguists, literacy researchers and teacher educators, novelists and literary scholars, composition specialists and writers of creative nonfiction.

Master of Arts (MA) in English

Areas of Study

  • Composition: theory, teaching, history, administration
  • Computers and composition
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Cultural and critical studies
  • Discourse theory
  • English Education
  • Linguistics, applied
  • Literary studies: traditional and nontraditional
  • Literary history and theory
  • Literature
  • Reading/writing theory
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language (TESL/TEFL)
  • Teaching English as a foreign language
  • Teaching English as a second language
  • Teaching in secondary schools

Next Steps

Requirements

Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Financial Aid

Application Deadline Dates

Department Deadlines

M.A. in Creative Nonfiction and M.A. in Literature

  • Fall – January 15 for assistantship consideration, otherwise February 15
  • Spring – September 15

M.A. in English Education and M.A. in TEFL/TESL

  • Fall – January 15 for assistantship consideration, otherwise April 1
  • Spring – September 15

M.A. in Rhetoric & Composition

  • Fall – January 15 for assistantship consideration, otherwise February 15
  • Spring – students accepted for fall term only