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Online Master's in English

Elevate Your Career in English

Ohio University's Online Master's in English program offers a prestigious and flexible pathway for individuals seeking to advance their expertise in the field of English studies. With a comprehensive curriculum delivered entirely online, students can pursue their advanced degree from the comfort of their home, gaining valuable skills in critical analysis, writing, and research. Prepare for a range of rewarding careers in academia, publishing, editing, and communication while engaging with renowned faculty and a diverse community of peers.

  • Study literary history and analysis, composition and rhetoric, and creative writing
  • Ideal for working professionals who want to pursue their passion for literature and composition
  • Ideal for secondary teachers who want to teach dual enrollment
  • Convenient online courses
  • Start in the summer and finish in as few as 16 months/four semesters.
  • Courses are seven to eight weeks long.
  • Eight courses total (32 credit hours)
  • No GRE required

    Designed with Teachers in Mind

    Ohio University's Online Master's in English program offers a perfect opportunity for secondary educators aiming to provide their high school students with college credits. Tailored specifically for teachers who want to teach dual enrollment college-level courses, including Ohio teachers interested in Ohio's College Credit Plus program, this program equips educators with the necessary skills and knowledge. With the flexibility of online courses, working professionals can easily pursue their passion for literature and composition while balancing their careers.


    Expert Faculty

    In this program students have the privilege of learning from a distinguished faculty renowned for their expertise and commitment to academic excellence. With a focus on providing a personalized learning experience, our program ensures small class sizes, allowing for meaningful interactions and individualized attention. Our esteemed faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the virtual classroom, guiding students through engaging discussions, providing valuable insights, and offering mentorship throughout their academic journey.


    Flexible Online Learning Environment

    Ohio University's Online Master's in English program provides a flexible and convenient learning environment tailored to the needs of working professionals and individuals with busy schedules. With our online platform, you have the freedom to pursue your passion for literature and composition at your own pace and from almost anywhere. Whether you are balancing a full-time job, family commitments, or other obligations, our program allows you to seamlessly integrate your studies into your daily life. Engage with course materials, participate in discussions, and submit assignments according to your own schedule, all while receiving the same high-quality education as our on-campus students. Embrace the flexibility of online learning and embark on a transformative educational journey that fits seamlessly into your life.

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Alumna Spotlight

"What's so beautiful about the [Online Master's in English] program is how much can be done online. I felt supported by every professor."

— Nicole Meier, M.A. '22

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Costs and Financial Aid

When you choose OHIO, you’re getting the competitive tuition rates of a state university, but with the personalized attention and support you might expect from a private school. In fact, for the fourth consecutive year we were named the best value among Ohio’s public universities by U.S. News & World Report.

Tuition and fees are assessed based on the number of credit hours of enrollment, Ohio residency and program.