Bachelor of Arts in English
American Public University System

Program Details

The APUS Bachelor of Arts degree in English teaches the organization and expression of thoughts, ideas, and clarity through studies in English, American, and world literature.  Enter a successful profession with exemplary skills in communication and eloquence in public relations, writing, editing, legal, and more.  Develop techniques in professional, creative, and technical writing practices while building a strong portfolio for future work.

Two concentrations are offered through this program.  A General concentration allows students to customize their own focus of study from literature to journalism, creative writing, and more.  The Writing concentration helps students develop portfolios through specified writing courses in a variety of genres.  APUS online adapts to marketplace trends, pushing individuals towards beneficial careers and academic excellence.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission