English: MA

The graduate program in English at the University of Oregon includes traditional literary history and textual study, as well as coursework in critical theory, ethnic pieces of literature, gender studies, cultural studies, rhetoric and composition, postcolonial studies, ecocriticism, folklore, film and television, and popular culture.

Students in the masters of arts program may pursue a traditional master of arts degree emphasizing any of these fields.


  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5
  • Non-Native speakers: a minimum score of 600 on paper-based TOEFL, a minimum score of 100 on IBT (26+ on the speaking section), or a minimum score of 8.0 on IELTS

Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

Program-Specific Application Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample


  • CV
  • Resume
  • Upload teaching supervisor letter of recommendation, evaluations, course syllabi for any college level teaching experience


Master of Arts (MA)
College of Arts and Sciences
Campus: Eugene
Fall Term: Final Deadline - January 15​​​​​​