West Virginia University, based in Morgantown, WV offers a two-year fully funded master’s in English. The MA in English is designed for students who have shown an aptitude for sustained literary study, and who desire to pursue more intensive and extensive academic training. The two-year M.A. program extends knowledge of the cultural, linguistic, and literary heritage of Great Britain, America, and other English-speaking lands. Every student admitted to the M.A. program is guaranteed funding for two academic years, the customary time to degree, as a Graduate Teaching Assistant which includes an annual salary of $16,000, a waiver of university tuition, and student health insurance.