College for Adults | School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences

Are you ready to finish your bachelor’s degree, advance your career, and move your life ahead in a flexible program for adults? Get ready for the vibrant liberal arts learning experience you deserve. Consider the hybrid (on-campus and online) English degree program on the St. Paul campus of St. Kate’s College for Adults.

Program Details

Classes meet: Evenings and weekends

Time to completion: 24 months

Credits for major: 32

Cost per credit (2019–2020) : $445

Start: Fall, spring, or summer

Most College for Adults students receive some form of financial aid.

Explore the courses

Finish Your English Degree in a Supportive Environment

You will learn in a powerful learning community of like-minded adult students, guided by faculty mentors who value and respect adult women’s life experiences.

First you’ll meet with your adviser to design a flexible program of study. Ground your learning in high-quality English courses, as well as flexible course options to suit your unique interests.

You’ll take eight courses, including two in literature, two in professional or creative writing, two in language studies, one additional English course, and a capstone course.

While pursuing your bachelor's in English, you may take up to two courses from St. Kate's Master of Library and Information Science, MBA, or Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership. Courses will count toward both your bachelor's and master's.

English professor Robert Grunst and student
Careers in English

You will build skills in analytical reasoning, critical reflection, and effective communication as you gain powerful insights from diverse cultures and perspectives. You’ll grow to understand issues of justice — with a focus on women’s points of view — while becoming a nimble thinker, capable problem-solver, and effective leader. While pursuing your English degree, you’ll amass a skills portfolio that’s highly valued in business, nonprofit, government, and community organizations.

But that’s not all. In today’s job market, you can’t afford to sit still. A St. Kate’s hybrid (on-campus and online) English degree prepares you to become a lifelong learner and professional innovator, adapting quickly to new challenges and opportunities in work and life.