ACADEMICS

  • Map Your Path to a Rewarding Career
    with an English Degree

    Our keen focus on helping you to communicate clearly and effectively prepares you to thrive in a wide range of fields—from publishing and media to education and business. Whether you choose to enter graduate school or the workforce after graduation, we encourage you to take advantage of internships that provide real-world exposure to your area of study. You can intern at The New Worcester Spy, for example, where you can write for a mainstream audience while gaining valuable online publishing experience.

    In a survey of 2015 graduates, 83% of respondents said that they either agree or strongly agree that their academic program prepared them for employment. What’s more, 91% of 2015 graduates reported that they are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or both.

    In addition to pursuing their passions as published writers and poets, our graduates are working as screenwriters in Hollywood, editors in noted publishing houses like Houghton Mifflin and Little Brown, and teachers throughout Worcester County.

    A bachelor’s degree in English enables you to earn a median annual salary that ranges from:

    Sample Career Fields
    • Advertising
    • Business
    • Communications
    • Education
    • Government service
    • Journalism
    • Law
    • Media
    • Publishing
    • Writing