College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English

About This Program

The English M.A. program offers advanced study in literature, writing, and critical thinking. With a focus on small class sizes and mentorship from experienced faculty, you'll hone your analytical and creative skills and advance your career opportunities. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

English language and literature teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.1% slower than the average
  • 81,300 number of jobs
  • $69,000 potential earnings

Proofreaders and copy markers

  • -2.7% decline
  • 10,300 number of jobs
  • $41,140 potential earnings

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 1,050,800 number of jobs
  • $62,870 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.