Azusa Pacific University

Azusa Pacific University’s Master of Arts in English equips graduate students with advanced knowledge in the field of literary studies, including literature, composition, cultural and film studies, and creative and professional writing. Emphasizing career preparation and personal enrichment, the program explores the ways in which faith informs, shapes, and enables the creation, appreciation, and interpretation of literature. Emerging from this active dialogue between Christianity and literature, graduates are prepared as scholars, writers, and teachers for cultural engagement from a Christian perspective.

Program Highlights:

  • Investigate the ways Christian faith enriches the creative process of writers, scholars, teachers, and literary artists.
  • Complete the 30-unit program at your own pace, and earn your master’s degree in as little as 15 months, or attend part-time and graduate in 24 months.
  • Benefit from a comprehensive curriculum that explores everything from literature to composition studies to literary criticism to creative writing.
  • Enjoy a versatile graduate program, designed to enrich students’ lives, solidify their passions, and prepare them for career opportunities.