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How to Reach the English Department

The English Department is working remotely due to COVID-19 safety precautions. You may call the English Department’s main line at 303-615-1800, as we are still checking and returning messages. Specific email options include:

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English at MSU Denver

Our English program is sharp, diverse and the perfect springboard for a rewarding career

English studies is a big field, including English education, literature, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, linguistics, and film and media. The English department at MSU Denver offers fully online degrees and diverse classes that give students more choices and more opportunities to explore their interests. Students hone critical reading and writing skills. They seek answers to the difficult questions. They create. They lead. 

With a degree in English or Linguistics, you can study what you love, graduate on time, maximize career flexibility, and turn classroom learning into real-world knowhow. 


English major and Fulbright recipient, Janet Hernandez
“I’ve had wonderful professors who’ve inspired me to continue my studies and really get the best out of my education.”

Janet Hernandez, English B.A. '17

First student Fulbright in MSU Denver's school history

Career Prospects

Employers notice the depth of knowledge that students with English degrees bring to business. In "Want a Job with the English Degree?," Paul T. Corrigan, blogger and associate professor at Southeastern University, offers suggestions for how English majors might turn studying what they love into viable long-term career paths. 

Here’s where a degree in English might take you:

  • Writing
  • Education
  • Law
  • Public Service
  • Web Strategy
  • Social Media
  • Fundraising
  • Nonprofit Administration

Professor Rebecca Gorman O
“Our faculty firmly believe in an open door policy for students. It means a lot for us to create an approachable, welcoming environment for our students – after all, they are the reason we’re here."

Rebecca Gorman O’Neill

Department Chair and Professor of English

English Program Options

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