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 five undergraduate degrees with majors in English, creative writing, professional writing, technical writing, and film and visual media studies. 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 five majors: