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Earning a degree from MSU's 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.


This program is offered at the Morehead campus.


You may pursue one of the following areas:

The following minors are also available:

Program Requirements

Career Opportunities

Our programs may prepare you for a career in education (grades 8-12), creative arts, law, public relations and publishing.

MSU's Career Services offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.