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What can you do with a MARC degree?

What value do you bring as an English major? 


Why should you be an English major?

In Defense of the 'Impractical' English Major
by Carolyn Gregoire · Dec 6, 2017 Read More
Study English Lit to acquire 'marketable' skills? That's a bad argument
by Rohan Maitzen · Oct 22, 2017 Read More
The Economic Case for Saving the Humanities
by Christina H. Paxson · Aug 20, 2013 Read More
Shocker: Humanities Grads Gainfully Employed and Happy
by Scott Jaschik · Feb 7, 2018 Read More

Are employers looking for English majors?

Why English Majors Are the Hot New Hires
by Bruna Martinuzzi · Jul 11, 2013 Read More
Why I Hire English Majors
by Seve Strauss · Aug 23, 2013 Read More

What kinds of careers are open to MARC graduates?

The MARC degree prepares students to pursue writing careers in business, industry, and nonprofits; teach writing in high school, community college, and university settings; develop and administer writing programs and writing centers; train teachers of writing; and enter doctoral programs in rhetoric and composition. 

Have Texas State MARC graduates gone on to successful writing careers?


Other career-related resources

  • We keep field-related job opportunities posted on our current opportunities page
  • We also provide helpful job seeking websites under additional resources
  • The Texas State University Career Services offers strategic career guidance and opportunities to connect with employers across the world