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Graduate Degrees in English Online

Gain a higher level of knowledge in language and literature.

A Masters degree in English can lead to a wide variety of careers.

Many of those who earn a Master’s in this field go on to teach—either at the secondary or postsecondary level. In some states, a Masters is required to work as an English teacher in public schools.

If you are interested in teaching at the undergraduate level, be aware that most colleges require a PhD for tenure-track positions. However, many community colleges hire those with a Masters degree for teaching positions. You can also qualify for some adjunct teaching positions with a Masters degree in English.

A Masters degree in English can lead to a wide variety of careers.

Many of those who earn a Master’s in this field go on to teach—either at the secondary or postsecondary level. In some states, a Masters is required to work as an English teacher in public schools.

If you are interested in teaching at the undergraduate level, be aware that most colleges require a PhD for tenure-track positions. However, many community colleges hire those with a Masters degree for teaching positions. You can also qualify for some adjunct teaching positions with a Masters degree in English.