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UW Oshkosh Graduate Education in English

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh offers a Master of Arts degree in English. In addition, you can also pursue a graduate certificate in creative writing or new literatures.

The Master of Art in English, a 36-credit English graduate program, is designed to foster creative and scholarly explorations of the English language and literatures.

Our central academic objectives include opportunities:

  • To extend the breadth and depth of knowledge about literature, rhetoric, linguistics, and critical theory
  • To engage in spirited analysis of literary texts
  • To participate in active intellectual exchange
  • To enhance skills in both creative and expository writing
  • To foster critical thinking and creative engagement with texts of all kinds [and]
  • To provide an environment of enthusiastic learning focused on language and literature


English Graduate Program Options

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