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Arts Master’s Degree

Master of Arts degree

Whether you want to be immersed in your specialty, surround yourself with talented peers and faculty who will support and challenge you, or pursue further study in order to teach others, a Master of Arts (MA) degree from Creighton University can meet your needs.

Programs such as the Master of Arts in English can set you up for success in your personal or professional life. In this program, you’ll work closely with renowned faculty, conduct research and gain hands-on teaching experience in college English classrooms. You’ll gain a solid knowledge of your field, critical thinking and writing skills, and the values and ethical background to promote a more just world.

Explore earning your master’s in English

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English (MA) 

Creighton’s multi-track Master of Arts degree allows students to design courses of study that meet their needs. Students may study creative writing, literature or rhetoric and composition. Students in all paths benefit from a strong community, small classes and faculty mentorship.


Creighton's M.A. in English gave me the necessary preparation to undertake a Ph.D. Without having completed a master's at Creighton, I would not have been able to apply competitively to Ph.D. programs, nor research at that level
— Natalie Roxburgh, Ph.D. | Alumna, College of Arts & Science