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A degree in English equips students with a variety of highly marketable transferable skills. From written and verbal communication to analytical thinking and research skills, both major coursework and liberal studies classes help students to develop, fine tune, and exemplify the skills employers are seeking in new hires.
Here are some areas English majors might consider:
English majors have also found success in a much wider variety of professions, such as counseling, project management, consulting, higher education administration, and more. To learn more about where some of DePaul University’s English alumni have found their success, visit our
Alumni Spotlight Page or
Alumni Sharing Knowledge.
In 2013, seventy-seven percent of LAS graduates in full-time roles felt they landed a new or better job, the highest level reported over the last three years.
See recent year career outcomes on the Career Center website.
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