English

Graduate Programs

MA in English

Option Guidelines

Requirements for Admission

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  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • How to Apply for Admission to the English MA Program
  • Applications for Fall 2016: Application Filing Period: Closed
  • Applications for Spring 2017: Application Filing Period: August 1, 2016-November 1, 2016
  • Application for Fall  2017 opens October 1, 2016-May 1, 2017
    • Notice:
      Due to impaction, Admissions and Records requires a minimum of 3 months to review all applications once all transcripts are in their hands. Additionally, students who require financial aid should note that it will take another 2 months (or more) for monies to be awarded from time of acceptance into the program. Due to these constraints, we encourage all prospective students to apply by April 1, 2016 for Fall 2016 admittance. If you are unable to meet this suggested date, you might consider applying for Spring 2017

Requirements for the Degree

  1. Core Requirements  (.pdf)

  2. Degree Requirements for Literature, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric and Composition Theory

Class Schedules and Registration Information

Teacher Associate Program

The English Department at California State University Northridge has developed an especially strong program for training teachers in teaching first year composition. Composition is the most universally required course in colleges and universities today. If you are interested in preparing for a teaching career, especially in post-secondary education, you will want to apply. The English Department offers a limited number of openings for Classified Graduate Students who wish to be Teaching Associates.

Tuition and Fees, Financial Opportunities

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