Career Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment in the communications sector is expected to increase by 16.9 percent, adding 277,000 jobs annually. Employment of authors, writers, and editors is expected to grow by 8 percent in the future, and employment of teachers and public relations professionals is expected to grow by 12 percent. A bachelor's degree in English is excellent preparation for careers in the following areas:

  • Writing/Editing
  • Technical Communication
  • Publishing
  • Education
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Business
  • Law

Learn more about the various English major-related subsections within each of the above areas, locate general information about potential employers that hire in those areas, and strategize about the different ways you can further develop and market your skills at the What Can I Do With This Major? page, accessible through the UST Career Development Center website.