English Language Arts Education

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS EDUCATION prepares you to share your love of the English language and literature with diverse students while ensuring they develop literacy skills necessary for all aspects of life.

About the Program

“There’s something different about MNU teachers,” is something we hear a lot about our graduates. We think it’s equal parts preparation and quality students! You’ll learn innovative techniques and the latest technology to prepare you to teach and motivate 21st-century learners.

You will be immersed in courses in creative writing, American literature, British literature, world literature, Shakespeare, and literary criticism.


While you’re here, you can join the Educators Rising program, for great networking opportunities as well as training and preparation for the job search. And based on your academic achievements, you can also participate in our chapters of the Gamma Chi and Pi Lambda Theta honor societies.

  • We are accredited by CAEP
  • There is a separate application and admission process
  • Recent graduates scored a 93% pass rate for their content areas of the PRAXIS exam
  • Our courses include bridge courses, allowing students to begin graduate level work in special education, technology, and English language learning (ELL)

As a graduate, you will complete all Kansas requirements for teacher certification. Our faculty will also help you find out how to become certified in other states, and many are similar to Kansas requirements.

Your Future


Touching every aspect of English language arts education, you could become a:

  • School Teacher
  • Children’s Ministry
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Textbook & Technology Sales
  • Curriculum Designer
  • Life Coach

Employers & Internships

Some of our recent English Language Arts Education grads have landed jobs at:

  • Tate Publishing
  • Barkley
  • Fire Engine Design

Related Majors

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our people are the difference

Our professors have a passion for education, their students and God. They teach our education students to blend the best practices in teaching with the compassion and dedication inspired by Christ.

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.