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The English department fosters analytical and creative skills in a diverse, flexible curriculum preparing students for real world opportunities. Its two tracks, literature and creative writing, feature exceptional faculty and students exploring classic and contemporary works in a vibrant community of readers and writers. This program offers internships, scholarships, and editing and publishing opportunities on campus and in Chicago.
Explore career options for english majors. Our graduates have found success in a wide variety of professions.
Learn more about our department publications and the Graduate and Undergraduate blogs.
“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.”
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.
We offer a Bachelor of Arts in English and minors in Creative Writing and Literature.
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We offer an MA in English Literature and Publishing and an MA in Writing and Publishing, as well as certificate programs.View Programs Learn about graduate programs in person at one of our information sessions.View Schedule
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