Conduct original research within a close-knit community that examines vital connections between literature and culture.
The advanced study of literature at Clark University brings you into deep and sustained engagement with the cultural forces that have shaped societies in the U.S. and around the world. You will immerse yourself in texts that span genres, time periods, and national boundaries. You’ll also analyze the varied contexts in which stories emerge and evolve and choose a specific focus for in-depth research in collaboration with faculty mentors.
Our Master of Arts in English has proven to be ideal preparation for doctoral study and a career in fields ranging from advanced teaching, public policy, and print and digital media, as well as in corporate and nonprofit organizations.
All admitted students are automatically considered for merit-based teaching assistantships and tuition-remission scholarships. Teaching assistantships include support for living expenses and full-tuition remission and require two years in residence on campus.