Those with an English degree from Taylor have followed many different career paths. Please review our online slideshow of alumni for some ideas on career and graduate opportunities. Also watch Britney’s video on how her English major helped her get an internship with a law firm. 


With an English degree, you can pursue a variety of careers. Here are just a few examples. Don’t see what interests you? Please contact Dr. Nancy Dayton, our department chair. She would love to talk with you.

  • Author
  • Blogger
  • Copywriter
  • Creative Writer
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian
  • Poet
  • Professor
  • Publicist
  • Reporter
  • Scriptwriter
  • Teacher

Graduate schools

Some of the careers our students pursue require a graduate degree. Taylor English graduates have attended all of the following:

  • Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Ball State University
  • Boston University
  • Harvard School of Theology
  • Indiana University
  • Rutgers University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Vanderbilt University