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We in the English Department of the University of Arkansas believe a respect for policies and practices that foster diverse voices and viewpoints, that protect all members of our community against discrimination, and that maintain appropriate professional boundaries is integral to the success of our students and our program.  

Read our department's full statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion here. 

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Find Current and Past Course Descriptions

 Arkansas English Newsletter
                    Fall 2021 

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Graduate Programs

M.A./Ph.D. in English

M.A./Ph.D. in English

While rigorous in terms of the level of research and scholarship they require, the M.A. and Ph.D. Programs in English also emphasize professionalization to prepare students for employment inside or outside of academia.

Creative Writing & Translation

Creative Writing & Translation

One of the nation’s oldest MFA Programs, and one of the “Top Five Most Innovative” (The Atlantic Monthly), we offer degree tracks in Fiction, Poetry and Literary Translation.

Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing & Public Rhetorics

Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing & Public Rhetorics 

A fully online 12 credit hour graduate program developed to meet the needs of working professionals and graduate students in Northwest Arkansas and beyond.