English and Literary Studies majors are ready to embark on any number of exciting careers. English and Literary Studies graduates excel in government, business, law, and even science—wherever articulate and creative expression is valued. And of course, the study of literature is excellent preparation for elementary or secondary teaching.
Ramapo’s English and Literary Studies majors make valuable connections in the community and professional world through coursework, internships, co-ops, and service learning. They thrive in the worlds of publishing, writing, law, journalism, diplomacy, public relations, higher education, and library sciences.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Technical Writers||$48,130 - $125,790|
|Writers and Authors||$39,340 - $157,380|
|Editors||$38,100 - $116,140|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020).
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