University of Michigan - Flint

College of Arts and Sciences

English Language and Literature (MA)


Graduate Programs, 251 Thompson Library

303 E Kearsley St

Flint, MI 48502

United States


(810) 762-3171


(810) 766-6789

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in English

Format: Campus

Program Description:

FOCUS: -You may choose to pursue a general degree or to concentrate in Writing and Rhetoric or Literature. The concentration option consists of twelve credits in the chosen area. -Our program is multi-disciplinary and encourages a broad study of historical, theoretical, and methodological research of texts in literature, writing, composition studies, linguistics, and English pedagogy. -Our courses entail critical engagement with language, texts, and theory through original research, presentations, and discussion. FLEXIBILITY: -Classes are held on-campus in the evenings, and some online. -The program requires 30 credit hours, typically completed within two years on a part-time basis -The program structure provides an opportunity to tailor your learning to meet your unique personal and professional goals. -There are 5 core courses: ENG 500 - Intro to English Studies plus a course in each: Theory, Literature, Linguistics and Writing. The remaining 5 courses are electives. -Our courses approach English studies from diverse perspectives yet share a seminar-based approach and a goal of fostering independent, lifelong learners. RESOURCES: -You will learn from active and engaged scholars who are curious, reflective, innovative, accessible and compassionate. RESULTS: -Our alumni are working in fields such as marketing and communications, social media, copy editing, K-12 education and higher education.


Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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