Leonardo Flores, Chair
David Orvis, Graduate Degree Program Director
Belinda Walzer, Graduate Certificate Program Coordinator for Fall 2020
Bethany Mannon, Graduate Certificate Program Coordinator for Spring 2021
The Master of Arts program in English provides students with graduate education in the study of English, American, and world literatures, language, and cultures. The program offers students a broad knowledge of content in the discipline and helps them develop advanced proficiency in reading, writing, analysis and research skills, and teaching. In addition to the general MA degree, the program offers concentrations in College Teaching and in Rhetoric and Composition.
Effective communicators are in high demand by employers, as are credentialed writing instructors to teach at the college level. The Rhetoric and Composition Graduate Certificate prepares students to teach composition and rhetoric courses in community colleges and university writing programs. Many certificate graduates continue their rhetoric and composition education in doctoral programs.
ProgramsMaster of ArtsGraduate CertificateGraduate Minor
CoursesEnglishRhetoric & Composition