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Learning Goals
  • Pursue careers in many fields. Our graduates include teachers at the college and secondary school level, technical and creative writers, editors, public relations specialists, journalists, and others in fields that require good reasoning and communication skills.
  • Work closely with English scholars. Students in the English MA program at UAH have the opportunity to take coursework from scholars working in their areas of expertise—publishing scholars who are passionate about the literature and theory they teach.
  • Earn certification in secondary teaching or a certificate in Technical Writing. We offer seven different degree options so you can customize your program to your career and personal goals.
Recent Employers: 

80% employment rate for graduates with the Technical Writing Certificate 

  • Northrop Grumman
  • Marshall Space Flight Center
  • SAIC
  • MAG Aerospace
  • Garmin Aviation
  • Calhoun Community College
  • Motlow State University
  • Martin Methodist College
  • Students have accepted positions in both Huntsville City and Madison County Schools, among other school districts in Alabama

Did you know?

The average salary for Huntsville technical communicators is $72,900! Data provided by the Society for Technical Communication, 2018

Recent PhD Program Admissions:
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Purdue University
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of Washington (Seattle)
  • University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
  • University of North Texas
  • Georgia State University
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) 
  • Northeastern University 

  • Jasmine Moore (MA, English 2018)
    Alumni Spotlight

    Jasmine Moore (MA, English 2018)

    Eugen Cota-Robles Fellow and Doctoral Student in English at the University of California-Riverside