College of Arts and Sciences

Student/Faculty Resources & Forms

Steps to the MA



Web Pages

If you’re interested in graduate school, the following Web pages can provide more information about what to expect from the application process to funding to graduation.

Western Illinois University School of Graduate Studies

Professional Development Resources, Workshops, & Classes

Career Center - Is Graduate School For Me? - Good list of hard questions

Careers outside the Academy - MLA Prof Dev, 1999 (?): one section, see full report too

Advice to Graduate Students: From Application to Career - MLA Academic Freedom/Professional Responsibilities: one section of larger report, good overview/intro of process

Summary Tables for Departments of English - MLA Guide to Doctoral Programs: Let's do the Numbers! See full report too.

Selecting a Graduate School and Graduate Program

Doctorate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
Master's degree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - General description of doctoral and masters degrees


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