The University of Mississippi, based in Oxford, MS offers a fully funded master’s in English. The M.A. in English literature is designed to prepare students to pursue a doctoral degree or to teach at the secondary level by giving them an advanced understanding of their subject matter. The English Department at the University of Mississippi offers a funded Master’s degree, enabling us to attract qualified applicants regardless of means. All students admitted to the MA programs will receive a teaching assistantship which includes full tuition remission, subsidized health insurance, and a base stipend to defray living expenses. Also, they offer some departmental and graduate school awards.