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English & Humanities (M.A.)

Graduate study in English and Humanities fosters academic excellence in the liberal arts and helps to prepare students for master's-level careers in fields such as academia, publishing, communications, grant/professional writing, government, and the non-profit sector. 

The 33-credit M.A. in English and Humanities is a flexible, student-centered program of study. Students may choose from three tracks: Literature, Language & Composition, or Humanities. 

M. A. Program Options

Students in the MA program in English and Humanities may elect to embed the curriculum requirements for a graduate certificate in Teaching English at the Community College into their master’s degree coursework. The TECC certificate curriculum prepares students to teach English and Composition in U.S. community colleges and offers a strong foundational understanding of pedagogical practices shaped by research and reflection.

Program Completion

You can complete your program with either a thesis or an internship practicum.

Graduate Program in English & Humanities

Dr. Marguerite Rippy, Director
(703) 526-6805

G122 Butler Hall
Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

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English and the Humanities (M.A.)

English and the Humanities (M.A.)