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Kean University's Union Campus Operating on Regular Schedule

All classes and activities will operate on a normal schedule for Friday, November 16. Click here for more information.

What You Learn

You gain an understanding of both writing theory and pedagogy through a variety of coursework.

  • Take classes in writing poetry, nonfiction and children's literature
  • Understand research methods and theory
  • Compose and create in new media environments
  • Explore the role of race and ethnicity in writing and education
  • Grow a professional learning network for writing and the digital humanities
  • Participate in specialized writers workshops

With advisement, you can register for up to six credits in electives outside of the department and pursue a thesis on a topic that interests you.

Program Coordinator:

Mia Zamora, Ph.D.
CAS 329
mzamora@kean.edu
(908) 737-0385

Admission Requirements

English Writing Studies (M.A.)

Application Deadlines

Fall: June 30
Spring: December 1

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean we believe learning and job growth extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms. That's why we encourage you to take advantage of a variety of research opportunities available to you, study abroad and pursue internships that will advance your career or set the stage for another advanced degree.

After Kean

This English Writing degree affords you many career opportunities such as:

  • Copywriter
  • Editor/managing editor
  • Author
  • Magazine/newspaper journalist
  • Publisher
  • Writing Teacher
  • Digital Media Specialist or Coordinator
  • Writing Center Coordinator

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