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English, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Philadelphia, PA, United States
A degree in English from Saint Joseph's University , offers excellent training for many careers. The explosion of web-based communications especially has created a demand for engaging writers. Employers continue to seek talented, articulate women and men who can analyze complex situations, think critically and write creatively and persuasively.
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Small classes, careful advising, individualized instruction and discussion-oriented seminars provide a dynamic learning atmosphere. An active internship program at this English program from Saint Joseph's University offers opportunities to work in a variety of professions, including print journalism, other communications media, publishing, public relations, and community service.


Graduates have received doctoral degrees from top institutions, assuming teaching roles at distinguished colleges and universities. Others have enjoyed rewarding careers in law, medicine, traditional journalism, new media, public relations, writing/editing for professional or trade publications, and teaching at the middle school through high school levels.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Schools in Society
  • Literary, Language, and Culture
  • Introduction to Special Education 
  • Learning, Cognition, and Development
  • Child Development 
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education 
  •  Educational Assessment 
  • Socio-Emotional and Motor Development
  • Literacy in the Content Areas
  • Teaching in an Inclusive Environment

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

We require a high school diploma or recognized equivalent for admission to Saint Joseph’s University. Standard secondary school coursework includes the following core subject areas:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of mathematics
  • 2 years of history
  • 2 years of a laboratory science
  • 2 years of a world language

Competitive applicants typically exceed the minimum requirements and have taken four years in all five core subject areas.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    47740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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