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English College of Arts & Sciences

Degrees or Certificates Offered:
Delivery Method:
On-Campus and/or Online
Graduate Catalog Page:
Program Website:

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Domestic Students Rolling until July 31st Rolling until November 30th Rolling until May 5th Rolling until June 15th *
International Students May 1st October 15th March 1st April 1st *

*Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

Full-time, campus-based students seeking an assistantship in the Department of English should apply by March 15th for Fall admission.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:

Completed application form, Application fee, Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended, Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least two academic), Statement of Intent, GRE or MAT scores. Students applying for the MA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing must submit a portfolio of poems, short stories, or essays.


English Studies, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Literature, Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, Rhetoric and Composition, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), and Technical and Professional Communication. (Only Muticultural and Transnational Literatures and Technical and Professional Communication available online).

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Andrea Kitta
Mailing Address:
ECU, Department of English, 2211 Bate Building, Mail Stop 555, Greenville, NC 27858
Departmental Web Site: