What Sets UM-Flint's English Language and Literature (MA) Program Apart?
The MA in English Language and Literature at UM-Flint prepares students to reach their personal and professional goals while becoming lifelong independent thinkers and learners. Our alumni are working in fields such as marketing and communications, social media, copy editing, K-12 education and higher education.
The MA in English Language and Literature is a part-time program with evening classes held on-campus and some online coursework. This flexible format accommodates the busy lives of students with careers, families, and other obligations.
CHOOSE YOUR FOCUS
As a student in the program, you’ll have the option to tailor your learning to meet your personal and professional goals. You may choose to complete the general degree, or specialize your expertise with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric or Literature.
Explore English language and literature from multiple disciplines and perspectives to broaden your appreciation and understanding. The program’s well-rounded curriculum calls for the historical, theoretical, and methodological research of texts in literature, writing, composition studies, linguistics, and English pedagogy.
AN INTERACTIVE EXPLORATION
Courses challenge you to engage with the language, texts, and theory you’re studying, through original research, presentations, and discussion both in the classroom and online. This active-learning approach deepens your understanding of coursework and its relevance in the world outside of academia.
Learn from active and engaged scholars who are curious, reflective, innovative, accessible, and compassionate. As part of a small cohort, you’ll have ample opportunities to engage one-on-one with these faculty mentors who share a lifelong passion for the subjects they teach.