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What Can You Do with an English Degree?

English majors are especially marketable and have a wide variety of potential careers in different fields such as publishing, education, media, advertising, and even government. Studying English builds many important skills such as critical thinking, analysis, verbal dexterity, persuasiveness, precision, clarity, empathy, and more! Due to this well-rounded education, English majors are often preferred by employers, graduate schools, and professional schools.

What kinds of opportunities are available with an English degree?

  • Writing
    • Journalism
    • Creative Writing
    • Copywriting
    • Technical Writing
    • Scientific Writing
    • Freelance Writing
    • Grant Writing
  • Media
    • Website Development
    • Advertising & Marketing
    • Public Relations
    • Television
    • Social Media
  • Education
    • College Professor
    • High School Teacher
    • Private School Instructor
    • Teaching English as a Second Language
    • Tutoring
    • Educational Administration
  • Publishing
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Copy Editing & Proofreading
    • Internships
  • Information and Research
    • Library Science & Information Services
    • Research