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The English Department at Meredith provides an environment where students immerse themselves in literature — from ancient classics to modern works — written by the world's greatest writers. The department also prepares students to be effective and professional communicators.
Our graduates earn advanced degrees in English, law, library science, education, counseling, divinity school, and creative and professional writing from universities including UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke, Vanderbilt, the University of Virginia, and Columbia. They start businesses and nonprofits; they become attorneys, managers, fundraisers, editors, screenwriters, journalists, college professors, librarians, and teachers.
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The English program at Meredith prepares students to be effective and professional communicators by engaging with the world’s greatest literature and honing the critical thinking and writing skills that are valued by employers in every industry. Learn more about studying English at Meredith and how an English degree can prepare you for a career in any field.