Department of English

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  Graduate Study & Careers for English Majors

As an English major you learn to read critically and write clearly, good preparation for law, media, and many other fields beyond the few listed here.

Graduate Studies

The major prepares you to enter M. A. and/or Ph.D. programs in:

American Studies
Comparative Literature
English Literature
Linguistics
Rhetoric and Composition

It also prepares you for graduate programs in:

Communications
Education
Law
Library Science
Media Studies

Careers

In some cases with and in some cases without further academic study, the major can lead you into careers in:

Business
Advertising
Company Research
Grant Development
Public Relations

Editing/Publishing
Books
Corporate Newsletters
Magazines
Newspapers

Teaching
College
Pre-school
Primary school
Secondary school

Writing
Business
Creative
Free-lance
Journalistic

Talk to your advisor or the chair about the variety of career options open to English majors.

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