College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English

Examples of Possible Careers*

Adult basic education, adult secondary education, and English as a Second Language instructors

  • -10.4% decline
  • 59,300 number of jobs
  • $55,350 potential earnings

Tutors and teachers and instructors, all other

  • 7.4% faster than the average
  • 406,200 number of jobs
  • $40,590 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Teacher of English as a foreign language
  • Community college ESL instructor
  • Language school instructor (in the US or abroad)
  • Curriculum designer
  • Educational materials writer/editor
  • Language assessment writer/editor
  • Educational consultant

Contact Information

Fully offered

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Admission Terms

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


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.