Master of Arts Degree in English

Degree Information

For complete degree information and requirements for the English M.A. program, please see the online version of the UTSA Graduate Catalog.

Admission Requirements

In addition to satisfying the University-wide graduate admission requirements, the applicant must have completed at least 18 semester credit hours of work (exclusive of freshman courses) in English with a grade point average of 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale) in all work taken in English at the upper-division and graduate levels. This work must include at least 12 semester credit hours of upper-division English literature courses, and the student must have a grade point average of 3.3 in these courses. The applicant must submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. These scores, considered in comparison with scores from applicants of similar socioeconomic background, will be used as one element in the evaluation of the applicant.


For further assistance, please contact:

Reina Vargas, Administrative Associate for English Graduate Programs
(210) 458-5368
Dr. T. Jackie Cuevas, Interim Department Chair
(210) 458-4374

Mailing address:
M.A. Graduate Advisor of Record
Department of English
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249

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