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English program ranks fourth in the nation

March 16, 2021

Study.Com BadgeClarion University’s English program ranks fourth in the nation for Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees in English. gave Clarion the prestigious ranking and Clarion was the only Pennsylvania school to make the list.

"We here at dug through data from the U.S. Department of Education, researched hundreds of schools, and arrived at our final ranking of the top 28 best online bachelor's degrees in the field of English," stated on its website. "With a core focus on things like accessibility and affordability, we also analyzed factors like academic offerings, academic resources available to online students, extracurricular activities, and many others. Any of the schools on our list would be a great choice for pursuing a degree in English."

Clarion offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

There are few undergraduate majors that provide a person with the critical literacy and multicultural awareness essential for success in any field as does English. Since writing and reading literature are forms of self-discovery, as an English major you will learn how to express your own insights, values and opinions.

In addition you also will deepen your appreciation and knowledge of the world. Close reading, analytical writing, and critical/creative thinking are universally important skills that will serve the English major well in a variety of rewarding and competitive careers. The worlds of education, teaching, law, human services, marketing, advertising, publishing, public relations and management welcome with open arms the literate, critical thinker who can write, read comprehensively, and develop convincing arguments with coherence and sharp focus.

The program is offered at the Clarion campus and online.


Last Updated 3/16/21