Career Opportunities

English and strong writing skills build the foundation for many career paths in fields such as business, education, journalism, marketing, publishing, teaching, and more.

Skills garnered from studying English as well as completing our Workplace Writing certificate open doors to countless career choices. The power to communicate clearly and concisely while delivering new insights is hugely valuable in the workplace. Employers seek out people who are competent, thoughtful, and decisive communicators.

Employment Information

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English Studies Knowledge Set

Completing our 13-credit Workplace Writing certificate offers the following benefits:

  • Impressing prospective employers
  • Boosting your professionalism
  • Communicating with clarity and concision
  • Establishing your credibility
  • Enhancing and expanding your writing skills

Taking English courses in literature and composition builds the following skills:

  • Critical thinking: ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate concepts in literature of all kinds
  • Comprehension: ability to interpret the role of literature in cultures of all kinds
  • Recognition: ability to relate to different belief systems, values, and conflicts in literary works
  • Expression: ability to bring your ideas and perceptions into play through meticulous study and inquiry

Potential Job Titles

  • Account executive
  • Archivist
  • Author
  • Bank officer
  • Bookstore manager
  • Broadcaster
  • Business operations planner
  • Buyer
  • Columnist
  • Commodities trader
  • Communication director
  • Community affairs specialist
  • Consultant
  • Content writer
  • Content strategist
  • Content manager
  • Content director
  • Copywriter
  • Correspondent
  • Critic
  • Dramatist
  • Editor
  • Educator
  • Electronic publishing specialist
  • Filmmaker
  • Foreign service officer
  • Historian
  • Information Officer
  • Journalist
  • Lobbyist
  • Market research analyst
  • Marketing director
  • Office manager
  • Politician
  • Press secretary
  • Professor
  • Proofreader
  • Public relations specialist
  • Reporter
  • Research Analyst
  • Staff Writer
  • Special events coordinator
  • Television producer