Department of English

West Chester University

Contact Info
Dr. Jen Bacon
532 Main Hall
West Chester, PA 19383

Career Opportunities

The English degree is a versatile one, preparing students for graduate studies and law school, as well as careers in teaching, journalism, radio,television, film, publishing, public relations, advertising, creative writing, technical and business writing, business, and for any other professional career in which skills in reading, writing, and processing information at a sophisticated level are required. Many graduates presently work for major newspapers and television stations.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Literature and the Bachelor of Science in Education, English, programs have been accepted to advanced degree programs at institutions such as the following:

Law schools that have accepted West Chester graduates include the following: