Summer Session 1 Admission
Summer Session 2 Admission
Entrance exam: GRE
Exam waiver available: Yes
2 years (full time)
Hone your research and writing skills — and become a stronger reader and critical thinker — with a Master of Arts in English from App State. This degree prepares to teach formative undergraduate coursework or build a resume for a Ph.D. by deepening your understanding of literary and cultural studies or rhetoric and writing studies.
You will have opportunities to share your discoveries by publishing your work in scholarly journals and presenting at professional conferences. For those wanting to grow as an educator, you’ll have opportunities to strengthen your teaching skills by working with your student peers in the University Writing Center, or by serving as a teaching and/or research assistant.
Visit the Department of English website for more information about the English program.
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The Princeton Review named App State among the best schools in the U.S. and the Southeast for 2022.
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Where can an App State degree take you? Anywhere you want to go!
Graduates are working across the country and beyond:
App State’s Career Development Center
Services provided by the Career Development Center include resume reviews, career coaching, job and internship search assistance, and other tools for you to achieve life and professional success.
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Dr. Zachary Vernon
Department of English
College of Arts and Sciences
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