New Students

Welcome to UMass Boston! Congratulations on starting your English MA degree—this is the beginning of a new phase of rewarding intellectual, personal, and career growth. We are here to support you as you challenge yourself to explore and master new forms of reading, writing, and research. As you prepare to start your academic career at UMass Boston, you will want to make an appointment to talk with the English MA Graduate Program Director.

You will discuss and plan an exciting program of study that includes:

The links below provide basic information on our program;  use these materials as a starting point for further thought, planning, and exploration. 

We want to help make your transition to UMass Boston as smooth as possible.  Please make sure to contact us with any ideas, questions, or concerns.  Email or call to make an appointment to meet with the English MA Graduate Program Director.