English and Journalism

Student 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.

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.

Graduate School Application Process

U of Minnesota Graduate School. Contains a very useful time-line concerning the grad school application process

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

The following sites are less useful, but nonetheless informative.

The Job Crisis and Graduate Studies

MLA Prof Dev, 1999 (?): one section, see full report too

The Worst of Times amid the Best of Times?

MLA Prof Dev, 1999 (?): some doom and gloom; see full report too