Do you want to broaden students’ horizons by teaching language and literature? Learn from Eastern Kentucky University’s award-winning English faculty who connect English studies to effective teaching practices. Collaborate with faculty and benefit from one-on-one mentoring and advising.

Degree Concentrations

English Teaching
English and History Teaching


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Teacher in public or private schools
  • Teacher or education coordinator for non-profit and community programs

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed

  • Madison Central High School
  • Madison Southern High School
  • Model Laboratory School
  • Tates Creek High School
  • Elkhorn Crossing Schools
  • LaFayette High School
  • Pulaski County High School
  • Pendleton High School
  • Jackson County High School
  • Middlesboro High School
  • Ludlow Independent Schools
  • Mercer County High School
  • Estill County High School
  • Marnel Moorman School
  • Wayne County High School
  • Heritage Middle School (Ringgold, GA)

Career Outlook

Relevant Data

Scholarship Opportunities

  • The Donn Johnson Endowed English Scholarship
  • The EKU Theatre Endowed Scholarship
  • The Dr. James M. Kenkel Undergraduate Linguistics Scholarship
  • The Philip H. Mankin Memorial Fund
  • Bonnie Craft Plummer Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship
  • The Hazel L. Chrisman Memorial English Scholarship
  • The Roy Clark Memorial Scholarship

For scholarship information, please visit Scholarships for English Majors


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