Department of English

Become the author of your own future

You like to write, read and analyze. Perhaps you plan to teach literature or language. Missouri State's English programs will prepare you to meet these goals.

Why study English at Missouri State? 

  • You will develop your critical, analytical and research skills. 
  • You'll strengthen your writing skills – learning to write with clarity and concision in a variety of styles. 
  • Our programs provide many opportunities to publish your work. 

Undergraduate programs

Graduate programs

Unlock the potential of communication and critical thinking with a minor



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Inspiring academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State’s approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, personalized advising and diverse learning opportunities.