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Earn Your BA in English Online

The ability to analyze and interpret various literary genres can help sharpen critical thinking and communication skills—valuable proficiencies necessary to successfully manage the complexities of many day-to-day experiences and professions. American Military University (AMU) offers a bachelor’s degree in English that challenges you to critically analyze English, American, and world literature, helping you to develop an understanding of how a piece could be interpreted differently by diverse readers.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and programs start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule.

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Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From AMU

Applied Learning

AMU’s versatile English degree program prepares you to organize thoughts and express ideas effectively in spoken and written communication. You’ll undertake coursework in linguistics, fiction, poetry, and literary theory. Concentration options allow you to focus your learning.

Contemporary Approach

Program architects have proudly approached this major to be both thoughtful and engaging, with course titles including British Literature from Wordsworth through the Wasteland, From Abolition to #MeToo: Literature of the American Civil Rights Movement, and British Poetry from Blake to the Beatles.

Scholarly Guidance

You will learn from seasoned scholars—faculty bringing their expertise as authors, poets, musicians, journalists, and artists, sharing their passion for literature and writing.

Enriched Experience

Extensive resources will be at your fingertips through AMU’s online library, available 24/7, including thousands of books, articles, media sources, research guides, and databases. Librarian assistance is available seven days a week.

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