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English, M.A.

What *Can’t* You Do With an M.A. in English?
  • 109

    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

  • 32nd

    UNCW Ranked 32nd Best Public College Value by Kiplinger’s

Our alumni find employment as:

Prepare instruction manuals, how-to guides, journal articles and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily. (Source)

Work closely with the marketing or public relations team to create press releases, develop media campaigns and advise executives on their speech during interviews and related public appearances. (Source)

Plan and organize project budgets, timelines, scope of work and more.

Teach students beyond the high school level, conduct research and publish materials related to the field of study.

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Learn To

Experience advanced research and educational opportunities in English studies

Specialize in historical and contemporary critical approaches to literature, language and literacy, rhetoric and composition, cultural studies, pedagogy, and professional, technical, and medical writing

Prepare for further graduate work leading to the Ph.D.

The M.A. in English program allowed me to discover how enriching, rewarding and fascinating academic research can truly be.
Jeff Bruinsma
English, M.A. Program Overview