Master of Arts in English - WBU Online

About This Program

Earning your Master of Arts in English can advance your career by preparing you to teach basic college English, work at a high level in various writing and research fields, or even take your first step toward a doctoral program. The MA degree program with WBU Online offers you Master's-level study in topics such as literature, rhetoric and composition, and creative writing.

The Master of Arts in English trains you for independent research and  expression in English topics, and also provides valuable exposure to intensive literary study. A master’s degree in English builds upon critical thinking and cultural awarenesses raised in undergraduate study. There's even a thesis option that allows you to research a topic of special interest to you - all under the careful direction and guidance of a thesis committee consisting of professors from your field.