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Career Opportunities

Since the skills you gain earning your English M.A. can be easily applied to virtually any field, you can look forward to a remarkable range of career opportunities.

Here are just a few examples of the many career options your degree will prepare you for:


  • Advertising
  • Author
  • Book Publisher
  • Columnist
  • Copywriter
  • Creative Director
  • Critic
  • Editor
  • Information Officer
  • Journalist
  • Book Publisher
  • Mass Media Assistant
  • News Reporter
  • Proof Reader
  • Public Information Specialist
  • Writer: Technical, Speech, Freelance


  • Attorney
  • Court Reporter
  • Fundraiser
  • Lobbyist
  • Social Worker


  • Buyer
  • Commodities Trader
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Store Manager/Regional Manager


  • Librarian
  • Market Researcher
  • Research Analyst


  • Press Secretary
  • Project Manager/City Planner
  • Regional Planner
  • State Representative

Human Resources

  • Career Counselor
  • Personnel Manager

The professors at Monmouth went to extraordinary lengths to help me succeed in my classes and beyond. They were willing to work as hard as I was to make the classes informative, valuable, and interesting. After graduation I was able to land a full-time job as a college lecturer.

Jack Kelnhofer
M.A. in English, ’10

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