Master of Arts


The total program length is 36 credits. Students typically complete the program over the course of two years.


2 Year Program
Available Residentially
Available Online


  • Demonstrate mastery of disciplinary knowledge by describing, interpreting, and evaluating major pieces of literature within their historical and cultural contexts;
  • Demonstrate mastery of the English language and writing, its evolution and development in a historical and cultural context, theories about emerging forms of writing and expression, and its contemporary practices, including as applicable, pedagogy;
  • Demonstrate mastery of critical theories and practices in the discipline;
  • Conduct research employing techniques, methodologies, and skills applicable to the discipline and produce work product that synthesizes research;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical practices, diversity, and the importance of lifelong learning in the discipline.

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Completed application with Carolina University