2.1 Master of Arts Programs

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2.1 About the MA programs

The English Department offers three Master of Arts degrees:

Students must complete a minimum of 27 credit hours of graduate coursework plus three hours of credit in Engl 599 (creative component) or Engl 699 (thesis), a minimum of 22 graduate credits at Iowa State University regardless of how many credits are transferred. Requests for transfer credit consideration must be made by completing a Transfer Credit Petition form accompanied by the required paperwork (refer to transfer credit information). Please refer to the appropriate Progress to Degree Checklist for help in planning your progress through the program. Students with a BA or BS degree are expected to complete a master’s program at Iowa State University within seven years.