English Graduate Programs

M.A. Thesis Options

Four Choices for your M.A. Thesis

Montevallo’s innovative English M.A. program helps you shape your degree to your personal and professional goals. Students choose from four distinct tracks for the final thesis, tailored to a variety of interests. The Critical Thesis helps students publish an article for a peer-reviewed scholarly journal in preparation for Ph.D. programs and other advanced scholarly work; The Creative Thesis prepares students to compose fiction or poetry and assists in securing venues for publication; and The Professional Writing Thesis allows students to develop a portfolio of professional writing while participating in an internship; The Applied Humanities Thesis provides opportunities to apply humanities research and training to private, non-profit, and government sectors through internships and public service.