Accelerated Master's Program - English

General Overview

The Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Program (AMP) offers qualified UNA undergraduate students the opportunity to enroll in graduate coursework that can be applied concurrently to an undergraduate and graduate degree. Students may earn up to a maximum of 9 graduate credit hours toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree at undergraduate tuition rate.

Eligible UNA undergraduate students participating in the AMP program must submit a formal application to graduate studies. See the departmental sections of the Graduate Catalog for program specific admission requirements. The graduate application fee is waived for AMP participants. Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 256.765.4447 or for more information.

Eligibility for AMP English

Entering Freshmen:

  • High School GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale), AND
  • ACT English subtest score of 24 or higher, OR SAT English subtest of 600 or higher

UNA Students and Transfer Students:

  • Overall GPA of 3.25 (4.0 scale), AND
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 on 4.0 scale in English courses

Graduate Advisor: Dr. Katie Owens-Murphy,, 256-765-4893