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A GVSU Masters of English (M.A.) classroom. Photo taken pre-COVID.

English, M.A.

The Master of Arts in English offers students and professionals an opportunity to deepen literary knowledge, sharpen critical skills, and strengthen expository writing.

U.S. Job Growth by 2025
Small Class Sizes Mean Intensive Student-Faculty Interaction
Award-Winning Teachers Committed to Academic Rigor

Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

Most courses are offered in the evenings, making it ideal for working professionals and those who are considering the pursuit of a Ph.D. Students can complete the program in the standard two years. Visit for admission requirements.

Why Study English at Grand Valley?

The M.A. program at Grand Valley State University has many advantages:

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