ENGLISH is essential to communicating through reading, writing, interpreting, analyzing and critical thinking.

About the Program

As an English major at MNU, you’ll learn to write effectively for various audiences, explore the history of the English language, practice identifying themes in literature, gain an understanding of human experiences and culture and master literary techniques and analytical skills.


The program maintains a strong emphasis in British, American and world literary traditions and combines it with the application of literary theories and an introductory study of linguistics.

You’ll have the opportunity to hone your skills through THE TRAILBLAZER—Student News at MNU. From the time you set foot on our campus, you can immediately contribute. We award scholarships annually for editors and multimedia staff.

Our courses are never taught by graduate teaching assistants. Instead, they are taught by accomplished professors who know each of their students by name are always available to help outside of class.

Your future


Touching many areas of English, you could become a:

  • Marketing Professional
  • Editor
  • Writer
  • English Teacher
  • Public Relations Professional
  • Librarian

Employers & Internships

Some of our recent English grads have entered graduate programs at:

  • University of Kansas
  • University of Missouri Kansas City
  • University of Tulsa
  • Pittsburgh State University

Related Majors

Other majors you may also be interested in learning more about:

our people are the difference

Our professors have a passion for education and the MNU community. Seamlessly connecting literature, communication, culture and Christianity is a foundation of the curriculum.

You Can Succeed Here

Pioneer alumni are working in industries and cities around the world. During their time at MNU, they developed the skills and knowledge to succeed. Transformed by Christ to serve others – that’s real success.