CSULA Department of English | Graduate Degree Options

Master of Arts Degree

The Master of Arts degree in English provides opportunities for advanced
study in literature, criticism, language, creative writing, and composition
and rhetoric. The program is designed for students planning to teach in a
community college or to enter a doctoral program; for students seeking to
develop their skills as creative writers, to teach creative writing, or to
pursue careers in the media or other areas where a combination of creative ability,
communication skills, and critical faculties may be particularly valuable; or for students
planning to teach writing at the school, community college, or university level, to
work as professional writing consultants.

The department also participates in an Interdisciplinary Studies Minor
in Multimedia that enables students to develop interactive, multimedia products.
For more information, please refer to University Programs.

For the most current program information, please consult the
University Catalog. 

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Admission to the Program 

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to the program