Minor in Professional Writing
Major in WRD
MA in WRD
Combined BA/MA Degree
Graduate Certificate in TESOL
Certificate in Teaching English in Two-Year Colleges
AP Institute in English Language and Composition
Students with a bachelor's degree in any field are eligible to apply to the M.A. in WRD program. Applications also require the following materials, submitted through the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences:
Application materials can be sent to the following address:
Graduate Admissions Office
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
2400 N. Sheffield
Chicago, IL 60614-2215
Credentials (including official transcripts) also can be emailed to the Office of Graduate Admission at graddepaul[at]depaul.edu. Please make sure your name is on all documents.
Students may apply at any time of the year, as the program adopts rolling admissions. All application materials should be received eight weeks prior to the student's desired starting date.
The M.A. in WRD welcomes international students to study in our program. The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences requires that students educated in a country where the native language is not recognized as English must submit proof of English proficiency. Students may demonstrate proficiency in one of the following ways:
Please have your TOEFL or IELTS score report sent to DePaul from the testing agency (institution code: 1165).