Bachelor of Science in English Education

The English Education degree prepares you to teach English Language Arts at middle and high school levels. When you graduate, you will be able to meet all of the Georgia teacher certification requirements in high demand in school districts throughout the state.

With the English Education degree, you'll develop a broad, rich knowledge of the discipline of English grounded in current research and theory in anti-racist teaching and culminating that helps you build your skills in a yearlong student teaching placement. This program prepares you to be a critically minded and creative teacher capable of developing lessons and projects to help your future students become skilled, confident, and ethical users of the English language.

You'll engage in courses like British, American, and world literature, linguistics, digital media, and writing to further your understanding of the English language.
The B.S. in English Education is fully accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GAPSC) for teacher certification and nationally recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

For more information on specific classes, see our English Education degree in the KSU Undergraduate Catalog.



KSU english education students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

English Education Degree Pathway
degree pathway

English Education Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Cross-College Expertise– You will take courses in both the Radow College of Humanities and Social Science and the Bagwell College of Education. KSU is recognized as a top producer of teachers in Georgia. 
  • Practical Teaching ExperiencesExperience extensive field opportunities in partner schools supported by mentor teachers. You’ll work with students in real classrooms to practice the principles, knowledge and skills developed in your coursework.
  • Student-Focused Faculty– KSU’s English Education faculty are friendly, accessible, and committed to your success. You’ll work closely with your instructors through your program to grow towards becoming a professional teacher who cares about providing a quality education for future generations.

What can you do with an English Education degree?

  • High School English Teacher
  • Middle School Language Arts Teacher
  • Instructional Designer
  • Publisher
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • English Language and Literature Professor
  • English as a Second Language Instructor
  • Reading Specialist
  • Principal
  • Superintendent


English Education Salary and Career Information

A career in English Education offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in English Education from KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Double Owl Pathways

Department of English 

Kennesaw State University
Department of English
English Bldg (EB 440), Rm 155 
440 Bartow Ave
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144 

Phone: 470-578-6297




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