How to apply: MA English, Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing
Listed below is an application checklist listing all of the
requirements and/or forms that need to be completed.
There are three sections to the application process; only
the graduate school section and the MA in Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing
(RTW) Section are required. The third section, the graduate assistantship application,
details information for those who wish to pursue a graduate assistantship.
Section one: Graduate
school application (required)
online and submit the required documents.
Your completed MA in Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing
application will be reviewed by the members of the RTW group.
Section two: MA
in Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing Application (required)
This will include your:
- statement of purpose
- sample academic paper or workplace paper
- two letters of recommendation (academic or professional)
Detailed information on required documents
graduate teaching assistantship application
The application will include:
Send materials to:
Northern Arizona University
Department of English (Graduate Application)
PO Box 6032
Applications are reviewed year round for program admission;
however, there are application deadlines for each semester:
- Fall: April 15 (February 15
is recommended if you wish to be considered for a graduate assistantship
or tuition waiver)
- Spring: November 15
- Summer: February 15
The review process takes between 4-6 weeks during the school
Acceptance into the program does not guarantee a seat in a
specific course. In most cases, courses are filled two weeks after open
enrollment starts. This means that courses for the fall semester are usually
filled by the previous spring semester (March).