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Explore the relationship between the history of rhetoric and contemporary writing and literary practices. The M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition trains students to engage in technologically adept, theory-informed research and teaching about rhetoric, writing and literacy.

Students in the program

  • Learn from nationally recognized faculty in small class sizes
  • Explore how rhetorical theory can inform the teaching and practice of discourse
  • Conduct, present and publish advanced research
  • Prepare for secondary or college teaching positions, professional management positions, Ph.D. programs and nonprofits.
  • Foster relationships with faculty whose specializations include professional writing, literacy development, disability rhetoric, gender studies and queer and feminist rhetorics.

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