As an English major at St. Ambrose, you'll develop skills that employers in all fields value: the ability to think critically and creatively, to organize ideas and imagine solutions, and to communicate effectively.
Students earn an English degree through demonstrating proficiency in two components: literature and writing.
The writing major is an explorative, investigative, and applied discipline, allowing for intellectual and creative growth. Professionally, majors gain expertise and experience in various areas of organizational and technical writing.
English and writing majors are successful at St. Ambrose due to our faculty, a carefully developed curriculum, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
The most straightforward career paths including publishing and education. Many students will also attend PhD programs to teach at the college-level, and others will seek graduate school for other disciplines, which highly value undergraduate degrees in English and Writing: MSW, law school, MSLP, MOL, MBA, etc.