Graduate Studies in English
Program Director: Michael Drexler
The English department at Bucknell encourages collegial relationships between professors and graduate students, as well as among graduate students themselves.
An extensive schedule of guest writers and lecturers enrich the program of study. Bucknell is home to the Bucknell University Press and the literary journal West Branch.
The graduate program in English offers a structure consisting of eight seminars in English or six seminars in English and two in other humanities disciplines. Seminars require active participation, student reports, oral and written, and a substantial paper. All seminars require the permission of the instructor.
The Bucknell M.A. in English is designed for:
- those who plan to pursue a Ph.D. or an M.F.A.
- those who plan to teach in high school or community colleges.
- those who desire to advance in related careers or programs of study.
The deadline for Fall admission is February 1st.
- Graduate Admission
Provides general information regarding admission requirements for the Bucknell Graduate Studies Program.
- Procedures for Graduate Admission
Details application procedures and deadlines as well as providing information about transfer credit and non-degree applications.
- English Graduate Admission and Degree Requirements
In addition to the general requirements for admission to Bucknell's graduate studies program, there are specific admission and degree requirements for graduate study in English.
- English Graduate Program of Study
Details about expected course work and thesis preparation.
- Current English Graduate Course Offerings
English graduate courses offered in the current academic year.
- Complete List of English Graduate Course Descriptions
A complete list of graduate courses in literature, literary theory, creative writing, drama, film studies, etc.