Degree Awarded: B.A. in English

Whether you’re a business-savvy tech writer, a passionately creative novelist, a future teacher, or a professional social media expert, the Department of English has a course of study for you. Our courses provide the skills that employers value: critical and creative thinking, innovative research abilities, and high-quality writing. These same skills make the English minor an excellent partner to any major. And the variety of courses online ensures a degree in English can fit any schedule.


English graduates possess a diverse set of skills and experiences that prepare them for a variety of careers. Fields that graduates of the Department of English have entered include:

  • law
  • education
  • public relations
  • publishing and journalism
  • technical and professional communications
  • government and politics
  • film and television
  • nonprofits

Why study English at NKU?

We offer:

  • Three student-edited literary journals
  • Multiple internship opportunities for course credt
  • International honor society Sigma Tau Delta

Program Contact Information

Autumn Shuler
Academic Secretary