Department of English Alumni

MA gradsToo many times, the general public assumes that there is little value in an English degree. The career paths of UMKC English alumni vary widely and the career paths outlined in these pages demonstrate the wealth of opportunities that a degree focused on critical thinking, problem solving, and expertise in writing makes possible.

Alumni Directory

Ever wonder how someone got the job she has? Check out the Profiles of UMKC English alumni to see the varied career opportunities available. In addition to teachers, writers, and editors, we have alums who work in Business, Law, Non-Profits, Advertising, and more.


Check out our News section for the most recent updates of your colleagues and friends. Have an update to share? Submit your news item here.
Also, click here for access to our Departmental Newsletters, which provide highlights of current students and alumni.

Giving Back

Your support helps UMKC English grow and provide additional opportunities for current students, as well as events that bring alumni, faculty, and students together. Learn how you can help give back to the Department of English.