Master of Arts in English 2021-08-10T07:13:50+00:00

Master of Arts in English

The online MA in English is a 30 hour program (24 hours of coursework plus 6 for the Degree Completion Option).  After coursework, students will write a thesis OR produce 2 papers-in-lieu of thesis and take an additional elective course.

Areas of Study

Students select one of the following concentrations:

  1. Writing and Linguistics (529A)
  2. Literature (529B)
  3. Folklife/Southern Culture (529C)
  4. Generalist (529D)
  5. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (529E)

For more information on the program, contact the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies at Northwestern State University. Phone: 318-357-6272. E-mail: