Master of Arts in English

How to Apply

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, for admission into Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Applicants must provide the following materials for review by the MA in English Admissions Application committee:

  • Undergraduate transcripts (Note: a minimum of a 3.0 G.P.A. is required for Admission)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Your current CV or resume
  • A statement of purpose:
    • 250 words explaining your interest in the on-campus MA in English at IU East
  • An academic writing sample of 5 - 10 pages.

All materials should be sent to the IU East Admissions Office. This office may be contacted at:


For further information, please contact

Jean Harper

Jean Harper
  • Associate Professor, English
  • Director and Advisor, Graduate Programs, English
  • 765-973-8571
  • Whitewater Hall 267
  • Faculty Profile

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