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English and Linguistics Programs

Harness the power of words.

Whether you’re reading them, writing them, studying them, analyzing them, or saying them, you cannot escape words. So why not embrace them? 

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M.A.T in English 

Teaching is your calling. You love it. You just want something more from it. That’s where the master of arts in teaching comes in. Our degree has a more general focus, and more flexible coursework that allows you to enhance your knowledge of English with courses in British and American literature, folklore, creative writing, film studies, rhetoric, technical and business writing, digital media, and linguistics.

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Program Highlights

Content
  • The development of problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • The ability to research and analyze information
  • An enhanced understanding of the art of persuasion
  • An opportunity to express yourself creatively
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree

Scholarships

 

Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Next stop: a successful future.
  • Content Strategist
  • Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Forensic Linguist
  • Journalist
  • Literary Critic
  • Lobbyist
  • Marketer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Screenwriter
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Writer