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  • What can you do with an English degree from ODU?

    The English major is flexible and challenging enough to serve as a great foundation for many careers, such as:

    • Teaching
    • Law
    • Medicine
    • Veterinary Medicine
    • Publishing
    • Public Relations
    • Arts Advocacy and Management
    • Theatre
    • Journalism
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Business

    Students who graduate from this program

    Students will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities. Many of our majors go into education or professional writing. The program also offers excellent preparation for graduate school or law school. A minor in English or Professional Writing pairs well with many degrees and allows students to impress potential employers with their ability to speak and write effectively.

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