Best Graduate Programs in Children's and Adolescent Literature in Massachusetts

Ranked as:  #136 in Best National University
Tuition:  $21,698 per year
Total Cost:  $43,396 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Massachusetts
Acceptance:  82.55%

Children Literature (MA) + Children Literature: Writing for Children (MFA).

Master of Arts in Children Literature Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children Dual Degree Fall 2023.

Master of Arts in Children Literature Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children Dual Degree Summer 2023.

Children Literature: In no than 500 words, describe your intellectual goals in seeking this degree.

Writing for Children: In no than 500 words, reflect on your personal writing process. Address your goals as a writer, your publishing history, and any works in progress.

Writing Portfolio: 15-20 pages of creative work for children or young adults.

Two academic or professional letters of recommendation. However, it is strongly recommended that all applicants submit two academic recommendations. Supplemental letters may be submitted to via email if desired. We do not accept recommendations from those who have a personal relationship with you (such as family members, doctors, or clergy).

International transcripts must be officially translated and evaluated for educational equivalency if they reflect conferral of a baccalaureate degree. Our preferred provider is WES.

An official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo score (Simmons' TOEFL code is 3761) required only of applicants with a first language other than English can be waived for applicants who hold a degree from a university where English was the primary language of instruction.

Applicants are required to submit all post-secondary transcripts to be considered for admission (including schools where no degree or certificate was earned by the student). All transcripts need to be official (signed in original ink and stamped with a seal) academic records.

Please review carefully the program-specific admission requirements associated with your graduate program of interest. Some programs require the submission of official standardized test scores or proof of registration for one of the following standardized tests: Graduate Record Exam (GRE), Miller Analogies Test (MAT), or MTEL® (Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure). If test scores are required for your program, plan ahead to allow plenty of time to take the test and receive your scores.

Fall Semester (September) Master EdS, or Certificate Program: August 1.

Spring Semester (January) Master EdS, or Certificate Program: December 15.

Summer Semester (May) Master EdS, or Certificate Program: May 1.

Immigration requirements stipulate that international students studying in the U.S. with an F-1 student visa must be enrolled full-time (minimum of eight credits per semester) in an academic program.

Merit-based scholarships that cover a portion of the tuition expenses at Simmons are available to well-qualified applicants in our on-campus degree programs. International student applicants to eligible programs will receive automatic consideration for merit-based scholarships at the time of acceptance, and no additional paperwork is required beyond the application for admission. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to ensure the availability of funding.

While U.S. federal financial aid through the FAFSA is available only to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, international student applicants may qualify for some private loans.

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Simmons University Graduate Studies Admission 300 The Fenway Boston, MA 02115.

Admission decisions on master degree applications are generally available within 2 to 3 weeks of application completion.

If you are unsure enrolling in a graduate program, or just want to advance your educational experience, all of our master degree programs offer the option to enroll in up to two graduate-level courses (eight credits) as a non-degree student before formally applying to a program. Additional details non-degree registration, including current course offerings, can be found on our Non-Degree Options page.

Tuition and fees at Simmons are updated annually each spring. They are assessed each semester based on the number of credits enrolled, the level of degree, and the particular program of study.

We believe that your exceptional academic preparation and hard work should be rewarded.

If you are unsure enrolling in a graduate program, or just want to advance your educational experience, non-degree study at Simmons is the best option for you.

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  • GRE Required:  Yes
  • Research assistantships:  3
  • Teaching assistantships:  29
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What kind of scholarships are available for Graduate Programs in Children's and Adolescent Literature?

We have 4 scholarships awarding up to $10,500 for Masters program in for Children's and Adolescent Literature, targeting diverse candidates and not restricted to state or school-based programs.

Scholarship nameAmountCredibility
William C. Johnson Distinguished Scholarship$6,000High
Linda Lentz Hubert Grant$3,000High
English UCLA Graduate Funding$1,000High
College of Humanities English Department Awards$500High

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