18
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
Interested?

Interested in Program in Professional Writing? Save it to your profile for easy future access! Use the share option to let your friends and family know it's on your list!

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / Program in Professional Writing is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
14
Accepted
11
Enrolled
88%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, writing samples (minimum of 10 pages of writing)
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 533
TOEFL IBT score: 72
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
72%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.56%
Unknown 5.56%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

53
Total faculty
Full-time (34)
Part-time (19)
Male (21)
Female (32)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Digital literacies; rhetoric of popular culture; discourse analysis; technology transfer, movement of intellectual property from university or lab to industry, rhetoric of science and technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
308,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Karen Gulbrandsen
Graduate Program Director, Professional Writing
Email: kgulbrandsen@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-910-6932