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Careers and Graduate Schools for English

Pursuing a degree in English at Bridgewater College leads to many opportunities and careers for English majors. Below, you will find some of the graduate schools our students have attended and examples of careers and jobs for English graduates.

Recent English graduates attended these graduate schools in a wide range of disciplines:

Clarion University of Pennsylvania (Master of Library Science)
University of Delaware (M.A./Ph.D. in Communication)
Indiana University (Ph.D. in English)
James Madison University (M.A. in English)
Lehigh University (Ph.D. in English)
Ohio State University (M.A./Ph.D. in English)
Pennsylvania State University (Ph.D. in Anthropology)
Rutgers University (M.A. in English)
University of Tennessee (M.A./Ph.D. in English)
University of Virginia (M.A./Ph.D. in English, Ph.D. in German Literature and Culture)
Wake Forest University (M.A. in English)

Graduates with an English major are employed in careers including:

College Professor
Director of Graduate Admissions
Sports Information Director
Non-Profit Grant Writer
Teacher – Public and Private Schools

Additional careers in English can be found by visiting career exploration - types of jobs by major.