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Literature, Language and Writing

The Opportunity

The versatility to take you anywhere.

With career titles ranging from medical writer to librarian, a bachelor’s degree in literature, language and writing will lead you to your desired career. The program prepares undergraduate students for professions like editing, technical writing, market research, sales and speech writing. KU Edwards Campus’ literature, language and writing degree will allow you to develop your communication skills and your creativity.

The Degree

A higher standard

The literature, language and writing degree completion program is offered through KU's Department of English. KU's English Department is at the core of the humanities, highlighting the "human" through our individual, one-on-one interactions with our students, our emphasis on community and global engagement, and our abiding interest in our shared humanity through the stories of others. We believe that words and ideas will shape the world. We seek to challenge the mind and to engage the imagination of our students, to teach them to ask questions and to seek answers.

Your degree at your pace

Flexible course schedules make it feasible for full-time employees and non-traditional students to earn a literature, language and writing degree without sacrificing the traditional classroom experience. Our late afternoon and evening courses meet once weekly, allowing you to balance work and family commitments while developing a versatile business acumen.

The Results

In today’s rapidly changing work environment, employers are searching for employees who are imaginative and creative and can also communicate effectively. The literature, language and writing program will help you develop these skills and prepare for a variety of advanced professional degrees. Students learn life-long skills, so they can write clearly, creatively, and effectively—discovering themselves even as they lay a solid foundation for professional success. With a literature, language and writing degree from KU in Overland Park, your career options are limitless. 


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Cost per credit hour
Resident or MetroKC Nonresident
$443.80 $969.40

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Questions?

Dr. Sharla Cruse
Senior Academic Advisor
913-897-8627
scruse@ku.edu