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Accredited Colleges Offering English Degrees

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A degree in English can open up doors to many different careers. The ability to read and interpret complicated texts and to parse complicated ideas in writing is an integral skill in many professions. Perhaps the most obvious career path for those passionate about English would be to become an author, editor, copy writer, or other type of writer. These professionals are responsible for nearly all the text you experience in your day to day life. They work for publishing companies, advertising and public relations firms, colleges and universities, and other information service companies. The writing and editing profession encompasses a startling array of topics and mediums, from fashion magazines to science textbooks.

A bachelor’s degree is the usual minimum required education, for beginning a job in writing or editing fields. A degree in English, communications, journalism, or another humanities field with significant writing and reading experience can be good preparation for this career. Master’s degrees can provide further training and allow students to focus on a more specific aspect of the English language. Doctoral degrees involve intense years of work on a specific research question, and can be helpful for beginning a career in academia.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts job growth at about the average rate in the coming years, for professionals in the writing and editing industries. New media outlets are creating a number of new jobs, while aspects of the traditional publishing industry are contracting. Job competition is predicted to be tough, since talented people of many backgrounds enter writing careers. Writers can expect average yearly salaries of $38,000-75,000; editors earn about $37,000-69,000 a year.

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Accredited Colleges Offering English Degrees
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Ashford University Annual Tuition $10,632 - $13,400 Recommend Rate 75% (4 reviews)
117 Programs, 5 in English (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BA/English
  • BA/English Language Learner Studies
  • BA/Liberal Arts
  • BA/Library Science and Media
Arizona State University Annual Tuition $11,209 - $23,654 Recommend Rate 100% (3 reviews)
162 Programs, 3 in English (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BA in English
  • MA in English
  • Master in Liberal Studies
Grand Canyon University Annual Tuition $17,000 Recommend Rate Add Review
173 Programs, 1 in English (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BA in English for Secondary Education
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Abilene Christian University
Campuses: Abilene
Annual Tuition $28,350 Recommend Rate 100% (2 reviews)
Ace Computer Training Center
Campuses: Forest Hills
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate Add Review
Adams State University
Campuses: Alamosa
Annual Tuition $18,081 Recommend Rate Add Review
Adelphi University
Campuses: Garden City
Annual Tuition $30,800 Recommend Rate Add Review
Adrian College
Campuses: Adrian
Annual Tuition $30,758 Recommend Rate Add Review
Agnes Scott College
Campuses: Decatur
Annual Tuition $34,788 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alabama A & M University
Campuses: Normal
Annual Tuition $12,774 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alabama State University
Campuses: Montgomery
Annual Tuition $15,656 Recommend Rate Add Review
Albany State University
Campuses: Albany
Annual Tuition $18,226 Recommend Rate Add Review
Albion College
Campuses: Albion
Annual Tuition $36,051 Recommend Rate Add Review
Albright College
Campuses: Reading
Annual Tuition $36,660 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alcorn State University
Campuses: Alcorn State
Annual Tuition $6,108 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alderson Broaddus University
Campuses: Philippi
Annual Tuition $22,740 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Alfred University
Campuses: Alfred
Annual Tuition $25,430 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alice Lloyd College
Campuses: Pippa Passes
Annual Tuition $10,620 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allan Hancock College
Campuses: Santa Maria
Annual Tuition $6,666 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allegheny College
Campuses: Meadville
Annual Tuition $39,100 Recommend Rate 0% (1 review)
Allen University
Campuses: Columbia
Annual Tuition $11,940 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alma College
Campuses: Alma
Annual Tuition $32,660 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alpena Community College
Campuses: Alpena
Annual Tuition $5,790 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alvernia University
Campuses: Reading
Annual Tuition $29,060 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alverno College
Campuses: Milwaukee
Annual Tuition $23,231 Recommend Rate Add Review
Amarillo College
Campuses: Amarillo, Dumas, Hereford
Annual Tuition $4,362 Recommend Rate Add Review
American International College
Campuses: Springfield
Annual Tuition $30,040 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Public University System
Campuses: Charles Town
Annual Tuition $6,400 Recommend Rate 100% (2 reviews)
American River College
Campuses: Sacramento
Annual Tuition $7,200 Recommend Rate Add Review
Amherst College
Campuses: Amherst
Annual Tuition $46,574 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anderson University
Campuses: Anderson
Annual Tuition $26,280 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anderson University - SC
Campuses: Anderson
Annual Tuition $22,790 Recommend Rate Add Review
Andrew College
Campuses: Cuthbert
Annual Tuition $13,560 Recommend Rate Add Review

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