Cultivate your creative side

Earn your English degree – and lay the foundation for your future

Earn your English degree, by taking one 5-week course at a time – and gain a multifaceted understanding of literature, rhetoric, grammar and composition.

Do you have a knack for reading, writing and language? Our online English degree program helps further develop your writing and critical-thinking skills – and shows you how to effectively utilize information to better communicate with those around you.

Our university is accredited and our curriculum is taught by a faculty averaging 20 years of industry experience, focusing on enhancing your collaboration, communication and analytical abilities. By earning your English degree online, you can prepare for  career opportunities in elementary and secondary education – after completion of additional methodology courses required for teacher certification in all states. Lay the groundwork needed to pursue the graduate education you’ll need for postsecondary teaching positions at the college or university level, or in other career avenues such as editing, copy writing and more.

Specialize in an area outside of the English program. You can pursue your interests through a focus study, allowing you to dive deep into the major literary genres – or become familiar with rhetoric, grammar and composition.

Do you want to earn your degree faster? By transferring prior college credits and having relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit toward your online English degree –you may be able to get a jumpstart on your education.



Discover our English degree program – and get a quality education on your schedule.:




Bachelor of Arts in English:

Are you a creative thinker? Do you enjoy analyzing and evaluating information to better understand and explain it to others? With this bachelor’s degree program, you’ll deepen your comprehension of written works – and the rhetorical strategies of exposition, persuasion, narration and descriptive writing. Customize your degree with electives that include new courses, such as – Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Creative Writing, and Folklore and Fairytales among others. Enhance your proficiency in the English language – and open the door to a broad range of careers by earning your English degree online



Why Phoenix?

Earn your English degree from the College of Humanities and Sciences. Our programs are designed to help students gain a wider perspective of the world and the people that inhabit it. By earning your English degree online, you’ll develop the critical thinking and technical abilities to be competitive in today’s job market. We want students to focus their studies around their professional goals and their personal interests – which is why we offer a variety of areas of concentration within the college.

Express yourself
Seeking a creative outlet? Tap into your inspired side by taking advantage of the creative writing opportunities this program provides. Customize your schedule with elective courses that pique your interests – and make your degree your own.
Expand your opportunities
In today’s competitive workforce, you’ll need the skills to stand out. Master your communication, critical-thinking and collaboration skills, opening the door to a wide range of career opportunities.
An accredited education
Springboard into your future with an accredited education from University of Phoenix.

Have questions about how to enroll in the online English degree program or any other program? Fill out the request for information form – and we’ll get you in touch with an enrollment representative.

Effective communication is paramount in today’s workforce. You’re ready to take on your future – and we’re behind you. Together, we rise.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.