Winthrop University: Graduate School - Master of Arts in English Admission Requirements
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Master of Arts in English

Admission to the Master of Arts degree in English requires successful completion of 24 semester hours of approved courses in English, such as a major figures course, a period course, and a course in advanced composition or its equivalent at the undergraduate or graduate level. Applicants are expected to have a GPA of 3.0 or better in all English courses and an overall GPA of at least 2.8 on a four-point scale.

Application Requirements:

1. The online Graduate School application with the non-refundable application fee.

2. Official transcript(s) from all institutions attended for undergraduate and graduate coursework. Transcripts must be sent directly to Winthrop's Graduate School office from the issuing institution(s). We cannot accept transcripts (even sealed, official transcripts) from individuals.

3. Submit a writing sample consisting of an original critical paper on a literary or rhetorical/composition subject of at least ten double-spaced typed pages.

 

Students wishing to be considered for assistantships or scholarships in the Department must also submit the following :

1) Two letters of recommendation

2) Appropriate applicaion forms

3) A resume/CV

4) A brief statement of purpose

For assistantships or scholarships, materials should be sent directly to the Graduate program Director, Dr. Dustin Hoffman at hoffmand@winthrop.edu

 

Last Updated: 3/27/20