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Master Writers

Students in our technical and professional writing program can make complicated material both understandable and usable for real-world audiences.

  • 100%

    internship placement

  • 45

    full-time faculty in the Department of English

  • 20

    student limit in writing classes

A High-Quality Education

Small class sizes, personal attention Expansive Alumni Network All First-Year Students are Enrolled in the Core Program

Students engage in small writing seminars with faculty working on real-world projects.

UD's large, national alumni network allows students to engage with and learn from professionals across the country who are working in various fields.

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Designed to deepen the learning experience, Core students live together while participating in an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum.

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Visit Campus

Interested in learning more about professional and technical writing? We'd love to meet with you. Schedule an academic appointment by calling our department at 937-229-3434. You can also choose to schedule a general campus tour and admission presentation.

Featured Programs and Initiatives

A Wide Range of Career Options

The Department of English actively supports students in their professionalization with great outcomes for students with many interests

Dean's Summer Fellowship

Work with a faculty mentor on your self-directed research project as a Dean's Summer Fellow.

Sigma Tau Delta

English majors have the opportunity to engage in various publications and special literary events. UD's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta offers scholarships, service, and national and international publishing opportunities.

Stander Symposium

An annual campus-wide forum to showcase academic excellence and recognize student learning through faculty-mentored undergraduate research, scholarship and artistic accomplishment.

Experiential Learning

Real-World Experience

Through practical learning opportunities like internships and co-ops, you can build your resume, gain practical experience and prepare for a successful career.


Department of English

Humanities, Room 200A
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1520


of students complete a capstone course


average class size in upper-level English courses