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Bachelor of Arts in English - Professional Writing

Bachelor of Arts in English - Professional Writing

University of Delaware

Newark Campus, Newark, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    531-540
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
In this program students develop the skills in writing, editing, graphics, document design, and management necessary for a career as professional writers. Career options include corporate communication, computer documentation, advertising, medical writing, and legal writing. The Department offers a variety of resources helpful to the Professional Writing concentrator. These resources include a computer laboratory with state-of-the-art applications in electronic publishing, student organizations that provide opportunities for exercising leadership, and an excellent advising program that counsels students in selecting courses and preparing for their careers. Career paths: A degree in English opens the door to a broad range of career possibilities. Job opportunities exist in book and magazine publishing, journalism, technical writing, computer documentation, corporate communications, advertising, teaching, and public relations. Because English majors learn to speak and write clearly, as well as to analyze textual problems and create effective arguments, their skills are also valued by employers in virtually every aspect of business, including sales, marketing, human resources, and finance. Many English majors from the University go on to pursue advanced degrees in law, business, library science, journalism, literature, and medicine.