The Ohio State University at Marion

English at Ohio State Marion

Career paths to take with an English degree from Ohio State...


Daniel Bradshaw ('08), Marketing Manager at Pillar Credit Union

Marketing professional Daniel Bradshaw not only
carved out a career in the financial services industry in his hometown of
Marion, Ohio, but he finds himself utilizing the skills in storytelling he
honed at Ohio State Marion on a daily basis.


Morgan DeWitt ('19), associate at D.C. based lobbying firm Ballard Partners

According to Ohio State English graduate Morgan Dewitt, her passion for politics and writing, combined with her degree in English degree has propelled her career in government and lobbying. Read more...

Virtual Reality

Jeffrey Kuhn ('02), Instructional Designer, Games Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab at Ohio University

Ohio State’s Marion was the perfect environment to foster his love for learning and subsequent rise to a successful career in the world of gaming, virtual reality, and immersive design.

About the English major

You can complete your Bachelor of Arts in English entirely at Ohio State Marion. With this degree, you will become better prepared to think critically, to construct sound arguments based on evidence, to write creatively and elegantly, to design texts in a variety of media, and to understand the historical and cultural contexts in which texts are produced and received.

You'll also come away prepared for the fast-paced, ever-changing landscape of today's professional environment through internships, study abroad programs, and independent research projects.

Additionally you can minor in creative writing or professional writing, excellent ways to enhance your degree and stand out in the job market.