Home to an extraordinary array of activities, the department of English and Creative Writing offers students opportunities on and off-campus.
The department’s location in the Marano Campus Center provides an ideal environment for a rich diversity of courses and extracurricular opportunities in intimate settings including big ideas and ambitions in small seminars and workshops, student writing projects for local business partners, film screenings, guest speakers, and performances from visiting writers and artists.
What to expect
Email from program director
Discuss requirements, course schedule and start date
Tailor your education to your interests. SUNY Oswego’s English MA program gives students the option to choose from one of three tracks of study. Depending on your professional goals, you can choose a teaching internship, independent study project to strengthen your knowledge of literature and language or a thesis.
This program is designed to meet the needs of elementary and secondary teachers seeking permanent certification, people interested in post-secondary teaching or writing, and those contemplating further study of English literature and language at Ph.D. granting institutions.
Program advisement meeting
Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
Purpose statement for graduate study
Two letters of recommendation
$65 application fee
Writing Sample (10-15 pages, optional)
One English graduate student is using his degree to pursue opportunities he never considered before in the world of medical manufacturing.
Marshall Ennis, a graduate student in the English master’s program at SUNY Oswego, was awarded a Festa fellowship at Welch Allyn for the summer...