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Providing a world-class humanities experience at the #1 university for innovation.

In the Department of English at Arizona State University, find your place in a community of award winning writers, makers, scholars and national leaders who explore and create meaning across language and media. We offer engaging study in diverse disciplines on campus and online. 

Undergraduate degrees

Graduate degrees

Areas of study

Excellence, inclusivity and accessibility

We explore global expressions of the English language in all media — preparing citizens who are fluent in creative problem-solving and able to communicate across cultures.

Award-winning faculty

including Pulitzer, Guggenheim, MacArthur and British and American Academy honors.

Robust internship program

with remote and in-person career development opportunities.

30 academic programs

prepare you for creative, cultural and career success.

Cross-humanities learning

in culture, technology and environment.

Affiliated research centers

on pre-modern studies, science and the imagination, worldbuilding and more.


virtual engagement series featuring thought leaders such as Michael Eric Dyson, Melinda Gates and Jane Goodall.

Skills for today’s — and tomorrow’s — world

Our goal is to educate citizens who can think, read, write, imagine and act in robust and significant ways to meet new challenges. The skills you learn in the Department of English at ASU prepare you for a variety of existing and future paths and career fields.



Continuity writing


Corporate brand strategy


Film/radio/podcast/television research

Freelance writing

Instructional design



Nonprofit work

Policy analysis

Social media management

Technical writing

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