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The study and practice of reading and writing are central to a liberal education and critical to success in virtually all professional and personal contexts. The English department at DePaul boasts an innovative and engaging curriculum, a faculty of vibrant and highly accomplished teacher-scholars, friendly and efficient staff, outstanding students, and exciting opportunities for co-curricular involvement.


Career Options

Explore career options for english majors. Our graduates have found success in a wide variety of professions.

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Journals & Blogs

Learn more about our department publications and the Graduate and Undergraduate blogs.

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“As a Graduate student, it was the professors and classmates in my program that made the experience so special; very few other times in our lives will we share a space with so many others that are passionate about the same topics.”

Meghan (MA ’11)


We invite you to visit us. Come deepen your knowledge and polish your skills as a major, a minor, or a graduate student; attend our readings and other events; and socialize with faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Undergraduate Programs

We offer a Bachelor of Arts in English and minors in Creative Writing and Literature.
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Complete a combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program in as few as five years.
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Graduate Programs

We offer an MA in English and an MA in Writing and Publishing, as well as certificate programs.
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Learn about graduate programs in person at one of our information sessions.
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