Graduate Programs and Certificates
English graduate programs reflect, and are inspired by, the rich culture of San Francisco. Scholarly excellence, social justice and love for language guide your studies.
Master of Arts in Composition
Our vibrant intellectual community studies written communication and the teaching of writing across multiple contexts.Learn More about Master of Arts in Composition
Master of Arts in Linguistics
Expose yourself to many of the windows through which language can be viewed.Learn More about Master of Arts in Linguistics
Master of Arts in Literature
This field of study at the graduate level is our opportunity for professionalization in English literature.Learn More about Master of Arts in Literature
The program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, founded in 1964, has a long, distinguished history and faculty with an outstanding reputation for leadership, professional scholarship, and service in TESOL. The SFSU M.A. TESOL degree is widely recognized and respected around the world.Learn More about MA TESOL
Certificate in the Teaching of Composition
In this program, both experienced and aspirant teachers learn about composition and improve their classroom practice.Learn More about Certificate in the Teaching of Composition
Certificate in Teaching Post-Secondary Reading
Meet new statewide requirements for teachers in this program, focused on teaching basic literacy and reading instruction.Learn More about Certificate in Teaching Post-Secondary Reading
Certificate in Immigrant Literacies
Integrate your professional expertise and cross-disciplinary thinking with meaningful civic action.Learn More about Certificate in Immigrant Literacies
Advising Resource Center
The College of Liberal & Creative Arts established the student Advising Resource Center (ARC) to provide multiple support services to students. You can receive information regarding requirements for your degree, petitions, financial aid, tutoring, student clubs, events, careers and much more.
All incoming MA students are assigned an advisor by the graduate secretary. Students should check their admission letter for their advisor's name and contact information.