"What can you do with an English degree?"
"Is there anything you can't do with an English degree?"
English majors and faculty from across Pennsylvania attend the 2016 English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU) Undergraduate Conference at Mansfield University.
Quick Facts About MU English
- During the past 10 years, MU English majors have delivered 79 papers at undergraduate research conferences.
- MU English majors have won the North Hall Prize for outstanding research papers 5 times since the prize’s creation in 2009.
- In 2012, two MU English majors won prizes for their essays at the annual convention of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society.
- In the past ten years, MU English faculty have delivered 93 papers at scholarly conferences and published 6 books; 64 scholarly articles; 94 poems, short stories, essays, and reviews.
MU English Major Careers
Mansfield University English graduates have found employment in a wide variety of professional fields, including
- Banking and finance
- Business administration
- Copy editing
- Education (high school and college teaching as well as educational administration)
- Freelance writing
- Game design
- Government service
- Information technologies
- Library and information science
- Real estate
- Technical writing
- Web development
MU English Major Graduate Schools
Many Mansfield University graduates go on to pursue advanced degrees in English, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, law, library science, and networking and system administration. Here are just a few of the many schools that have accepted English and Modern Languages graduates:
- Antioch University of Los Angeles
- Binghamton University
- Brandeis University
- Carlow University
- Clarion University
- Colorado State University
- Emerson College
- Indiana University - Bloomington
- Louisiana State University
- Middlebury College
- New Mexico State University
- Northern Michigan University
- Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
- Ohio State University
- Rochester Institute of Technology
- Seton Hall University
- St. John’s University
- SUNY Oswego
- Temple University
- University of Buffalo
- University of California at Irvine
- University of California at Long Beach
- University of Maryland
- University of Nevada, Reno
- University of North Carolina
- University of Pittsburgh
- University of Southern California
- University of Toledo
- University of Washington
- Wichita State University
- Wilkes University
Why English, In-Depth
In the next few pages, learn the many advantages to majoring in English at Mansfield University: