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After Graduation


Preparing for the Next Steps

We love the diverse paths that our students take following graduation, and we offer opportunities for professionalization to help students take their next step. From internships to writing center experience to classes in composition and pedagogy, our students gain experience in teaching, writing, editing, or in a professional field. For a complete list of recent job and Ph.D. placements, please click here.

Diverse Career Paths

A Master’s degree can serve you in a variety of careers. Graduates from our program have gone on to enter the non-profit industry, higher education administration, marketing and communications, and journalism. Our graduates include teachers who deepen their content knowledge, receive a Master’s “pay bump,” or teach at private schools and community colleges. Many of our students also publish their creative work, including books of poetry, young adult fiction, short stories, and more.

Ph.D. Programs

Our graduates have entered Ph.D. programs in literature, education, or creative writing, including programs at the University of California-Irvine, the University of South Carolina, SUNY, and the University of Texas-Dallas.

Want to know more about our students? Visit our English Department Blog or check out our annual English Graduate Newsletter, and be sure follow us on Facebook.