Program Coordinator

Dr. John Beynon

Administrative Staff

Lisa Galvez


M.A. Program
Fresno State - Department of English
5245 N. Backer Ave. M/S PB-98 
Fresno, CA 93740


Call - 559.278.2553 
Fax - 559.278.7143


Peters Business Building 
Room 382


Master of Arts in English (MA)

The department offers two options for the Master of Arts degree (MA) in English: Literature and Composition Theory. These MA programs extend and deepen knowledge acquired in undergraduate studies and serve a variety of students, including those who seek careers as middle school, high school and community college educators, and those interested in pursuing doctoral (PhD) studies.

To apply to either option, see the admission requirements  and writing sample guidelines.

MA Coordinator:

John Beynon – – 559.278.2240

Please email coordinator for information or advising.