Graduate Programs

MA in English

Option Guidelines (Catalog Year: Spring 2018 and prior)

Option Guidelines (Catalog Year: Fall 2018 and on)

Requirements for Admission

Apply for Admission

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • How to Apply for Admission to the English MA Program
  • Applications for Spring 2021: Now open August 1, 2020-November 1, 2020
  • Application for Fall 2021: Will open October 1, 2020-June 1, 2021
  • Applications for Spring 2022: Will open August 1, 2021-November 1, 2021
    • 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 October 1, 2017 for Spring 2018 admittance. If you are unable to meet this suggested date, you might consider applying for Fall 2018

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.

2020-2021 TA Application

Tuition and Fees, Financial Opportunities