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The Master of Arts degree in English offered by the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is a comprehensive program that addresses the many facets of English: its literatures; its linguistic, social, and cultural histories; and its capacities for persuasion, exposition, and elucidation.

The program is grounded in scholarly tradition, but designed for the demands of the twenty-first century.  Its innovative curriculum has been developed to train present and future educators, as well as individuals pursuing careers in the wide variety of professions that value advanced critical thinking, research, and communication skills: from journalism and publishing to business communication, web content and social media management, educational and nonprofit consulting, public relations, and many more.

Our world-class faculty is ready to help enhance your skill set, deepen your knowledge base, and put the Master of Arts in English degree to work in your chosen profession.

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Important Policies and Procedures


Plan of Study

The Plan of Study (iPOS) functions as a contract between the student, the academic unit, and Graduate College. Students must submit their iPOS by the time they have enrolled for 50 percent of the minimum credit hours required for their degree program.

For graduate candidates in Engilsh, the iPOS must contain the following degree requirements and list two faculty advisors:

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Student Travel

The New College may provide up to $300 to support graduate student travel to academic and professional conferences.  Students may also receive up to $950 for travel from GPSA.   

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Career Paths

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English Newsletter

Vol 1 Spring 2021


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