Career Options After Studying English
 

          The English B.A. degree offers training in critical thinking, analytical reasoning, the use of evidence to present compelling arguments, rhetorical persuasion, and written communication. These skills are marketable in a wide range of careers and professions. English majors frequently pursue careers in such diverse fields as publishing, marketing, advertising, public relations, journalism, the fine arts, education, film, law, librarianship, even medicine.

          In recent years English majors have also launched successful careers in non-traditional sectors including technology, accounting, and finance. The marketability of an English degree has received widespread publicity in publications such as

 

 

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