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Welcome to the Department of English

Earning a degree in the Department of English will provide you with a liberal arts background that can serve as a gateway for any number of career options upon your graduation. Many of our students go on to pursue careers in teaching, law, professional or technical writing, the arts and other fields in which expert writing and reading skills are valued. Graduates of our programs are also prepared to seek advanced degrees.

We offer bachelor degree programs in:

We offer a master’s in English, which can be completed, online.

We also offer the following minors:

  • Creative Writing
  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Literature

Getting Involved

The Department of English offers many ways for you to be involved as a student.  Each spring, the creative writing program invites two nationally-acclaimed writers to give readings and craft workshops as part of the Creative Writing Symposium.  Workshops are always free for you to attend, and serve as a great opportunity for you to network with and learn from established and renowned writers.

You will also have the opportunity to become involved in different honors organizations, which collaborate and volunteer with schools and groups in the surrounding communities. Your participation in these organizations will provide you with opportunities to network with professionals at the state and national level.

Taking Your Next Step

Schedule your campus visit today. During your visit, you may meet faculty members and sit in on classes and tour our facilities.  We look forward to seeing you at MSU.

Learn more about specific scholarships and awards in our department.

Apply to MSU today.


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