Careers
Students who choose to major or minor in English at Dakota Wesleyan University acquire knowledge and skills that prepare them for several career options. Our graduates become critical thinkers who can analyze and synthesize information and then present their conclusions intelligently and logically. This ability to communicate thoughts in a clear and concise way is one skill employers look for when hiring recent graduates. Here are just a few of the career options open to English majors.

  • Writer 
  • Magazine Writer
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Sales
  • Literary Agent
  • Teaching
    • Elementary, Secondary, University
  • Copywriter, Editor
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Speech Writer
  • Publicity Assistant
  • Playwright
  • Critic
    • Art, Book
Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
Dakota Wesleyan University has been honored as a College of Distinction through demonstration of excellence in these areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
The Chronicle of Higher Education named Dakota Wesleyan University one of the “Great Colleges to Work For®” for 2014-2015. DWU won honors in three categories: facilities, workspace and security, and supervisor/department chair relationship.
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Mitchell, SD 57301
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