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Remote Education

In response to COVID-19, Kean University is conducting remote education during the Spring 2020 semester. Current and prospective students can access all services remotely. Learn More

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

Online Meeting with the English & Writing Studies Director

A live, online and interactive meeting with the Director of the English & Writing Studies Program, Dr. Mia Zamora. The Master's in English Writing Studies program at Kean University is unique. We form a community of diverse thinkers. The events are open to everyone. Come with questions and leave with a potential academic path that is fulfilling and dynamic. Find out how a Master's can work for you!

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Virtual Session
Register now to receive details on how to join us.

3:15 p.m.

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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