Master of Arts in English
The Master of Arts in English program affords students the opportunity for advanced
study in American, British, Irish, and Native American literature, as well as rhetoric
and composition, with special focuses on women and gender studies and writing program
administration. Recent courses have focused on women writers, Irish modernism, monstrosity
in the Middle Ages, and Chaucer. Students develop writing, communication, research,
and analytical skills that prepare them for careers in teaching literature and composition,
professional writing and editing, as well as for further graduate study at the Ph.D.
Recent graduates have gone on to Ph.D. programs at Oklahoma State, OU and elsewhere, as well as teaching positions in high schools and community colleges in the region.