The Master's programs in English offer students a wide range of skills and knowledge in the areas of African American Literature, English Education, and Teaching. The programs prepare students to pursue graduate studies at the doctoral level in English or Education. They also prepare students for teaching at secondary and college levels. Specifically, the degree provides students the opportunity to explore critical theories and hone their critical reading, thinking, and writing skills. It also offers a solid foundation for those who may choose to seek a PhD in such disciplines as African American, Comparative, or English Literatures as well as African American, Africana, Cultural, Ethnic, Gender, Subaltern and Women’s Studies. The M.A T. degree offers students seeking licensure through graduate studies the skills to teach in grades 9 -12. The M.A.T. program has two phases: Phase I comprises course work, internship and Praxis II leading to A- licensure. Phase II includes a research component and qualifying course work leading to advanced M- Licensure.
Master of Arts - English and African American Literature
Master of Arts in Teaching-English Education
For more information contact:
Dr. Pauline Ada Uwakweh
Assistant Professor/Graduate Coordinator
General Classroom Building (GCB) Office 446,