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Careers with an English Degree

Our majors have successfully gone on to careers as writers, editors, publishers, communications specialists, teachers, ministers, lawyers and other professions that require strong critical thinking and communication skills

Our graduates have also pursued advanced studies in law, literature, creative writing and library science at schools such as Purdue University, the University of Missouri, Drake University and the University of Illinois.

  • College instructors
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Farm Bureau
  • Fulbright Fellows
  • High school teachers
  • Meredith Publishing Corporation
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Wells Fargo