Please see the official description of the M.A. in English on the Graduate School's website.
The department also offers a Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Writing, which includes participation in the Eastern Illinois Writing Project. You can find the official catalog description for the Certificate on the Graduate School's website, and more information from the Eastern Illinois Writing Project.
Through a cooperative agreement with the History Department, the department also offers graduate students the opportunity to do interdisciplinary work in British Studies.