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The graduate program in English offers courses leading to the degrees of Master of Arts and doctorate in English. The department offers training that features a range of methods and approaches to English-language literature and culture while emphasizing skills in written and oral communication, critical investigation and analysis and mastery of both traditional and emerging areas within the field of English. Graduate work in English prepares students for teaching careers in universities and community colleges, and potentially also for careers in writing, editing and other professional and business fields.