Careers in English

From newspaper editor to grant writer to marketing executive, many career paths are open to English majors. You’ll find that the skills in writing, critical thinking, communication, and interpretation of texts that you gain during your studies can help you make a great contribution to whatever field you enter.

Our students become expert thinkers and writers. Those skills are valuable in the university, but invaluable on the job market. Employers consistently look for potential employees who are critical and creative thinkers, and articulate professionals—English majors exceed these expectations.

Our students find that an English degree from WCU allows them greater flexibility in finding jobs based upon their own interests and abilities rather than the dictates of a job title.


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