Career Resources

Career pathways are limitless for graduates with Master’s Degree in English and African American Literature, as well as M.A.T. in English Education. Apart from proficiency in writing and critical thinking skills, our graduates also acquire other transferable knowledge skills in psychology, philosophy, intercultural communication, keen understanding of world peoples, culture, and social challenges through the study of literature. These are desirable skills for all global employers. Our graduates have gone into professional careers and doctoral programs at reputable universities including  Indiana University, University of Maryland, Texas A & M, Howard University, East Carolina University, UNC- Greensboro, UNC - Charlotte, Temple University, to mention a few.  The list of skills below speaks to the significant advantage that our Masters degree offer.   

  • Strong research skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication skills ( oral and written)  
  • Breadth of  knowledge through cross-cultural literary inquiry 
  • Cross-cultural understanding of human challenges

Our graduates can work in diverse fields, including but not limited to the following:

  • Academia
  • Government
  • Private Corporations
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Business
  • Teaching
  • Health
  • Human Resources
  • Special Services
  • Communication

Links to academic and professional organizations of interest