Upcoming English & Humanities Program Events

The English & Humanities program helps to prepare students for senior-level careers in fields such as academia, publishing, grant/professional writing, government, and the non-profit sector.

English & Humanities Graduate Program
English & Humanities (M.A.)

English Night/Spring Celebration

Monday, April 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Reinsch Auditorium
2807 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

Join the Department of Literature and Languages as we celebrate the achievements of our graduating B.A. and M.A. students, featuring an alumni guest lecture. Alumni Joanna Shea O’Brien will speak on life after an English major.

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Contact Katie, our English & Humanities Graduate Enrollment Coordinator, for questions about graduate programs, applying, or financial aid.

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A Guide to Getting a Master's in English & Humanities

This guide will give you a better understanding of the advantages that come with the completion of an M.A. in English & Humanities and discuss how pursuing such a degree can prepare you for success in a variety of industries and professional positions.

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English & Humanities (M.A.)

Marymount's 33-credit Master of Arts in English and Humanities is a flexible, student-centered, interdisciplinary program of study that immerses students in the unique cultural resources and opportunities of the Washington, DC, area while deepening their understanding of the human condition.


  • The program’s small seminar classes engage students with the world of ideas through close textual study, individual research, and classroom discussion.