English Career Options

Career Opportunities for English Majors

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Campaign Manager
  • Claims Examiner
  • Columnist
  • Copy Writer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Critic
  • Customer Service
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Education Director
  • Fundraiser
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Journalist
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Lobbyist
  • Management Trainee
  • Marketing/Sales Manager
  • Media Buyer
  • Personnel Trainee
  • Production Assistant
  • Public Relations
  • Reporter
  • Research Assistant
  • Researcher/Writer
  • Sales Representative
  • Technical Writer
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Writer

Post-Graduate Opportunities for English Majors 
By way of a graduate or professional school, English majors find themselves well prepared to pursue the following opportunities:

  • Business MBA
  • Criminal Justice Ph.D.
  • Counselor (MA or Ph.D.)
  • Doctor of Dental Sciences
  • Doctor of Theology
  • English - MA, MFA, & Ph.D.
  • Fine Arts - MFA & Ph.D.
  • Law & Doctor of Juris Prudence
  • Master of Library Science
  • Medicine - Medical Doctor
  • Ph.D. in Public Health