The Graduate Program

The graduate English program has been designed to prepare students for careers in the analysis and production of texts. The program covers issues and skills in reading and writing, in the richest sense of these words-in order to prepare students to address these issues and to teach these skills.

Graduates of the program should be prepared for such careers as:

  • teaching writing and literature
  • teaching English as a second language
  • writing for business, government, and other professions

In contrast to traditional M.A. programs, which place heavy emphasis on literary history, the IUPUI program focuses on the application of English studies to contemporary situations and problems. The following programs are available:

For more information, contact:

Karen Kovacik
Director of Graduate Studies
English Department