Teaching of Writing at SIUE
The Department of English Language and Literature's graduate program prepares students for advanced graduate work, secondary school teaching, community college teaching or careers in such fields as law, business, social service and teaching English as a second language. Some graduates find careers in technical writing. Courses in women’s studies, technical writing and editing are also available through the College of Arts and Sciences.
The teaching of writing specialization is designed for the student interested in teaching writing at the university, community college, high school or middle-school level. A student graduating with this specialization will be prepared to teach writing and writing pedagogy, as well as conduct research in composition. The program of study does not include requirements necessary for state certification for high school teachers.
Degrees Available at SIUE
- Master of Arts in English, Teaching of Writing (TOW) Specialization