9 Online Master English Degree Programs Available
The online master-level study of English typically appeals to those who want advanced instruction in English, American, and world literature. It's appealing for students who want to increase their literary knowledge and knowledge of critical theory.
Master-level study of English online is a combination of course-taking, independent study, and thesis-writing. Courses... for the graduate-level study of English will likely include literary theory, medieval or Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, 18th century literature, 19th and 20th-century British literature, American literature, ethnic American literature, post-Colonial literature, world literature, writing, and theatre arts.
Graduate-level study of English online may be augmented by a studied concentration in a field related to your interest in English literature, such as philosophy, history, art history, or psychology. You will probably be required to have reading knowledge of at least one language, and preferably two.
The culmination of master-level study of English is your thesis on a topic of your own choosing, in consultation with a faculty advisor. Your thesis work will be overseen by the faculty advisor and eventually evaluated by this advisor and perhaps another reader or committee before the master degree is awarded.
Students with a graduate degree in English could pursue a wide variety of careers. A master degree in English could be helpful in fields like advertising, banking, human resources, marketing, real estate, journalism, government, and the law. Graduates with a master degree in English could be qualified to teach at the secondary level, or go on to enter a Ph.D. program. A high percentage of graduate students of English enter medical school, where skills in reading, writing, and research are invaluable.
Capella is unique among online universities in offering a master's specialization in Reading and Literacy that is state-approved, which is a requirement for licensure in some states. more >
Gain critical skills to effectively assess and assist students in grades K-12 to improve their literacy with SNHU's Reading and Writing Specialist degree online. more >
The 30-credit hour MATL curriculum starts with an exploration of active learning and classroom management strategies for today's interactive classroom: more >
Tiffin University's concentration in English allows students to explore both canonical and contemporary literature from around the world in courses such as The Culture and Literature of Modernity, more >
Concordia University’s one-year, fully-online Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction: Adolescent Literacy prepares you to work with children in grades 6 through 12 in schools, schoo more >
Gain a broad foundation for teaching reading as it relates to literacy acquisition with a Master of Education Reading Program Specialist degree from Liberty University Online. more >
The Master of Arts in Reading online program, offered through the School of Education and SAU Online, provides the knowledge and skill set to earn the Reading Specialist (BR) endorsement for certified more >
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is pleased to announce that its Master's Degree in Reading and Language is now available entirely online. more >