Literature and English Studies (M.A.)

The Master of Arts in Literature and English Studies provides students with a firm foundation in British, American and World Literature with coursework that includes theory, teaching college-level literature, broader surveys and more specialized author, period and genre courses.

Program Highlights

  • Prepares students for careers in education, publishing, marketing, law, and administration.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • A minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework in language, literature, or related fields.
  • Personal statement that describes your academic and professional goals.
  • 10-20 page research-based, analytical writing sample focusing on a literary topic.
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to judge your academic potential.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling October 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 2 years


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Danielle Haque
danielle.haque@mnsu.edu
507-389-2117

Literature and English Studies Website