Results and Outcomes

The ability to analyze the nuances of language and communicate its meaning or message effectively is a skill requisite in every industry. A bachelor’s degree in English will place you among the highest echelon of this skill set and can lead to numerous careers in education, communications/media, marketing/sales and a wide range of other fields.

English graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:

  • Editorial Assistant
  • Secondary English Teacher
  • Advertising Sales Associate
  • New Assistant
  • Manager Trainee
  • Sports Writer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Junior Underwriter
  • Educational Content Developer
  • Program Director

Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s English graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, CNN, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

English graduates have a wide variety of rewarding careers and industries to which they can contribute their critical skills. In the most recent survey year (2011[1]), the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s English graduate was $34,700.

Chosen Career Paths

[1] Based on 9 respondents to CDC survey