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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Omaha, NE, United States
A Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English at Creighton University gives you a solid foundation for careers and leadership roles in many professional fields, including law, medicine, administration, research, education, writing, business, public and foreign service, and many others.
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When you choose a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English at Creighton University, you choose a pathway to English studies that you can use to your benefit in a range of ways.

Your experience will encompass a wide range of critical perspectives. You’ll not only learn about linguistics, rhetoric and composition, but also explore the literature of other nations, both in English and in translation.

Committed and inspirational faculty members encourage and enable you to foster your writing, communication, creative and analytical skills. You will cultivate a detailed understanding of literature and culture, a broad perspective on human issues, and an approach to work and human interactions based on the Jesuit values of social justice and commitment to service.


Graduates with Creighton’s BA in English regularly go to law and medical school. In fact, surveys show that law and medical schools prefer English majors to many others. Others go to graduate school in English studies and creative writing, but also begin fulfilling careers almost any field that requires strong skills in communication, analysis and creativity.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Interpreting Texts
  • Entering a Professional Dialogue
  • Senior Project
  • Literatures and Histories
  • American Literature/American Identity
  • English Literature I: Medieval/Early Renaissance
  • English Literature II: Late Renaissance/Neo-Classical
  • English Literature III: Romantic/Victorian
  • American Literature I: Beginning To Civil War
  • American Literature II: 1860-1914
  • English And American Literature: 1914 To The Present
  • Introduction to Native American Literature
  • Western Literature of the United States
  • Literature and the Environment
  • The Roaring Twenties
  • Introduction To African Literature
  • African-American Literature
  • Literature Of Francophone Africa
  • The Thirties
  • Women in Literature
  • Utopian Literature
  • Popular Literature
  • Canadian Literature

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Your official high school transcript, including the scale on which you were graded, sent directly from your high school.
  • Your ACT exam scores 
  • A high school guidance counselor evaluation.
  • Essay or Personal Statement. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41176 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    41176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41176 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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