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English, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (QS) , MI,
The Bachelor of Arts in English at Michigan Technological University prepares students for a rapidly changing world by helping them become more aware of the social and historical forces that have shaped and continue to reconfigure human cultures throughout the world.


Literature and literary culture represent and create the human ties that connect us, and help us navigate the increasing complexities of a global society.

Students gain foundational concepts and skills that prepare them for advanced work in English concentrations at Michigan Technological University. 


English majors have a wide range of career trajectories and are highly sought after professionals. Their strengths as analysts, researchers, creative thinkers, along with their oral and written communication skills make them strong candidates for advanced degrees in literature, creative writing, medicine, law, and business. 

They are also well prepared to pursue opportunities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors as, amongst other things, teachers and educators, editors, entrepreneurs, journalists, librarians, researchers, effective administrators, and as social and political advocates.   

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There are no application deadlines, but is recommended to apply by April 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Ways of Reading
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Intro to Creative Writing
  • British Experience in Literature
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Studies in the Novel
  • Senior Seminar in English
  • Cultural Traditions in Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Workshop in Creative Nonfiction
  • Literature Across Borders

                      English Language Requirements

                      • 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.

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                      • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                        The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                      General Requirements

                      • Application for Admission
                      • Official SAT and/or ACT Test Scores
                      • Official High School Transcript
                      • Supplemental Information (Optional)

                          Tuition Fee

                          • International

                            33426 USD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 33426 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                          • National

                            15346 USD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 15346 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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                          Living costs for Houghton

                          • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
                            Living Costs

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