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Your Education. Your Way.

Radford University's graduate program in English leads to a Master of Arts (MA) or Master of Science (MS) with the choice between a literature concentration or a MS in English education with the option for teacher licensure. Our graduate program prepares students to take the next step in their career, whether they will be pursuing teaching at a higher level or entering into a variety of professions.

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Why Choose Radford?

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Prepare for a career teaching at the community college level, future pursuit of a doctoral degree or a new career in a variety of professions.

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Choose between a literature or education concentration, with options for teaching licensure. Not ready to jump in to a masters degree program yet? Online certificates are also available.

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Financial Assistance

Assistantships available including Graduate Teaching Fellowship. Assistantships provide the potential for few to no out-of-pocket costs for our students.

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Student Success

Being a Graduate Teaching Assistant has been really rewarding. Not only have I learned how to plan writing lessons and guide students through the research and writing processes that I love, but I've also been able to learn more from my mentor and teaching partner."

Erika Goad '19

English Graduate Student

Radford University English graduate student, Erika Goad, at the Writing Center