Program in Professional Writing College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Program in Professional Writing College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
65%
35%
student ratio
23
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 15
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 15th March 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesMAT (preferred) or GRE, statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, writing sample (minimum of 10 pages)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose (3 pages), resume, official transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Full-time Percentage43%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native5%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty57
    • Full-time Percentage37%
    • Part-time Percentage63%
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRhetoric/communication studies, ethnic literatures, women writers, pedagogy, journalism and related nonfiction, public relations, creative writing, emerging media, technical and professional writing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$73,500

Location & Contact

Program in Professional Writing

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Christopher Eisenhart

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 508-910-6468
Fax: 508-999-9235
Email: ceisenhart@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu


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