An Innovative Approach to Traditional English Programs

The English Department is both inspired by the richness of the humanist tradition and dedicated to innovation. The Carnegie Mellon Department of English offers four undergraduate degrees with majors in English, creative writing, professional writing and technical writing. The department’s programs prepare students for careers as writers and communications professionals in a number of areas, including journalism, publishing, corporate communications, government and non-profits. 

The Department of English offers four majors: