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MA Exit Exam

To graduate with a Master's degree in English, candidates must pass a comprehensive exam covering a designated list of texts that span a range of British and American literary periods. This list comprises works exploring major literary themes across all genres. Specific texts on the reading list are changed periodically.

For a general description of the exam and information about testing policies and procedures, click on the following links:
Given the online nature of the program, some students may wish to take the exam close to home. Click on the links below for information about completing the exam in a proctored environment in an alternative location: