Academic Programs

Earning a Master's degree or a post-master's certificate from Villanova is an enriching experience, whether you plan to use your degree as a stepping stone to further graduate study, a launching pad to a career, or a way to enhance your existing career with new skills.

We offer an MA in English, a Post-Master's Certificate and a Master's degree in English with a Certificate in Communication.

The deadline for admission for the fall is March 1 and for the spring is November 15.  If you have missed a deadline, please contact Dr. Heather Hicks, Director of the Graduate Program, at (610) 519-4645 or at to discuss your options.


fall foliage on campus

The view from the English department