Professions for EnglishBachelor of Arts

As an English major, you will develop highly valued skills in oral and written communication, and the ability to think creatively as well as analytically.
In addition to more traditional careers in teaching and library science, English majors are valued by law schools and MBA programs for being articulate and for their broad understanding of the humanities.
Representative job titles and areas of specialization:
  • Closed captioning
  • Podcaster
  • Lawyer
  • Courtroom scribe
  • Acquisitions Editor
  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Professor/Instructor/Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Broadcaster
  • Communications Specialist
  • Continuity Writer
  • Copy Editor
  • Copywriter
  • Developmental Editor
  • Editor
  • Grant/Proposal Writer
  • Journalist
  • Managing Editor
  • Media Analyst
  • Playwright
  • Production Assistant
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Relations
  • Research/Writer
  • Scenario Editor
  • Scriptwriter
  • Senior Editor
  • Staff Writer
  • Administrative Assistant

Request Info

Get started.

Tell us a little about you, and we’ll connect you with the answers you need. Ready to get started at Friends?