Students in English quickly gain critical thinking skills, sharpen communication skills, and develop an admiration of great writing and thinking. An English degree prepares students for careers in editing, publishing, journalism, and technical or creative writing. It is an excellent pre-professional degree for medicine, dentistry, law, business, administration, and university-focused research, scholarship, and teaching. English grads usually work in job fields like public service, education, and government as well as private industry.
*The above information is pulled directly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. For more information, please visit the BLS website.