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English Undergraduate Major

An English degree from Mount Mary University can create a lifetime of career opportunities because you’ll graduate with skills most wanted by employers: the ability to write and speak well, think clearly and creatively about complex problems, analyze and create practical solutions to problems, work well in teams, apply knowledge in new settings, and work ethically and with integrity in a global environment.

Create Your Own Career Path

Mount Mary English students graduate with the skills needed to land jobs, advance their careers and adapt as the job market changes. English majors can pursue jobs such as writers, editors, teachers and more. Discover more about English careers.

Flexible Curriculum to Match Your Interests

Mount Mary offers a Bachelor of Arts in English degree, as well as a minor in English, a minor in journalism and a post-baccalaureate certificate in English. You can choose to specialize in one of three areas: writing for new media, English literature or English education. Courses are offered in day, evening and accelerated formats for your convenience.

English Activities Outside of Class

English majors can participate in several student organizations, such as Arches student newspaper, Sigma Tau Delta honor society and Paper Clips.

Scholarships for English Majors

Each of our student publications provide writing awards to English students. As an English major, you may be eligible for an English-specific scholarship at Mount Mary during your senior year. Members of Mount Mary’s Sigma Tau Delta honor society may qualify you for additional scholarships. Contact an English faculty member for more information. Learn more about Mount Mary scholarships.

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