The UB English faculty includes many prize-winning teachers and
scholars, including SUNY Distinguished Professors and Recipients of
the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Classes
are small, interactive, and focused on students.
UB English faculty are prize-winning teachers and scholars that
include SUNY Distinguished Professors, winners of
a Pulitzer Prize, Guggenheim, National
Endowment for the Humanities and several other scholarly
Certificates allow students to focus their studies on writing
fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and journalistic prose.
Students may combine a writing certificate with the English major
or any other major. The Certificate in Innovative Writing can be
combined with an MA in English or any other Master’s
English is among the University's most illustrious, broadly
useful, and comprehensive majors. The study of literature is
the study of life in all of its dimensions, and we teach courses in