Degree Programs

Our degree programs offer students flexibility in their studies and in their careers.

The UMKC Department of English Language and Literature offers programs of study that lead to the B.A., M.A., M.F.A., and Ph.D. degrees. As a student, you can focus your studies on language and literature; classical, medieval, and early modern literature; language and rhetoric; creative writing; or manuscript, print culture, and editing.

Whichever program you choose, you will learn to analyze texts, express your thoughts, engage in dialogue, and approach problems creatively to discover effective solutions.