Admissions Requirements

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
English MA On campus The program is not accepting applications for the Master’s in English at this time.

*UIS Online Graduate Application;

*Candidates must meet UIS requirements for admission to graduate studies

*Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.00

*Undergraduate degree in English needed for full admission
*Completed ENG application
*Complete transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

N/A English Graduate Admissions Committee Yes, probationary basis – Candidates who have earned a GPA lower than 3.0 in English, in some cases and in consideration of all application materials, may receive conditional admission. They may be required to complete additional course work. No
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English On Campus The program is not accepting applications for the Graduate Certificate in English at this time.

UIS application
*Candidates must meet UIS requirements for admission to graduate studies

*Apply online
*Complete transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
*English Department Application Form (PDF)
*A cover letter (1-2 pages) explaining why they are interested in the Graduate Certificate program
*Curriculum Vitae (2 pages)
*Names and contact information of three references, two of which need to be academic references
*n analytical writing sample (10-15 pages) illustrating a sustained argument built from primary and secondary sources

English Graduate Admissions Committee Yes, probationary basis – *Candidates who have earned a GPA lower than 3.0 in English, in some cases and in consideration of all application materials, may receive conditional admission. They may be required to complete additional course work. NO