Graduate Program Applications

Application Procedures and Checklists

Click on the links below for application procedures and checklists specific to your chosen program. Candidates who apply for funding may be considered for teaching assistantships and non-teaching graduate assistantships. Evidence of previous teaching experience will be taken into account. Candidates who submit incomplete files will not be considered for assistantships.

Please review admission requirements before applying.

MA Program

For full consideration, MA applicants should apply by February 1 for Fall semester admission (and teaching assistantship consideration) and by September 1 for Winter semester admission.

MFA Program

All MFA applicants should submit their application materials no later than February 1. Review of applications will begin on February 15.


If you have any questions, please contact:

Department of English (906) 227-2711  
MFA Program Director: Jen Howard,
MA Program Director: Lesley Larkin,

Office of Graduate Education & Research (906) 227-2300