College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English

Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Kent Campus

Admission Terms

  • Fall

Examples of Possible Careers*


  • -7.3% decline
  • 118,700 number of jobs
  • $63,400 potential earnings

English language and literature teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.1% slower than the average
  • 81,300 number of jobs
  • $69,000 potential earnings

Postsecondary teachers, all other

  • 2.0% slower than the average
  • 245,900 number of jobs
  • $71,950 potential earnings

Writers and authors

  • -2.3% decline
  • 131,200 number of jobs
  • $67,120 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Content Development
  • Copywriting
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Publishing
  • Arts Administration


Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.