RMU's Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English online degree program prepares students for a variety of fields, including writing, editing, communication specialists in advertising, public relations, or other writing-intensive positions, or teaching.
Through this online offering, you have access to faculty members who are specialists in their areas of expertise, and all have related work experience as practitioners in the field, such as principals, superintendents, teachers, researchers, authors, psychologists, and counselors. As a result, you get to take advantage of their first-hand experience as you work toward a rewarding job in teaching, writing, P.R., marketing and advertising, or dozens of other career opportunities.
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|Communication by type of employer||Communication by job function|
|Advertising||$37,500||Advertising (based on one response)||$39,250|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation||$30,096||Fundraising/ Development||$37,000|
|Communications (Broadcasting/Telecommunications)||$32,571||Insurance (Claims)||$38,000|
|Consulting Services||$29,000||Management Trainee (entry-level)||$29,238|
|Educational Services||$35,040||Public Relations||$31,233|
|Religious/ Grantmaking/ Professional Organizations||$30,833||Writing/Editing||$32,000|
|English by type of employer||English by job function|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation||$35,000||Customer Service||$26,000|
|Educational Services||$32,746||Management Trainee (entry-level)||$36,000|
|Government (State & Local)||$37,333||Paralegal||$28,500|
|RMU Salary Survey||Range:||Mean:|
|Communication (2009)||$19,200 - $38,000||$29,633|
|English (2008)||$22,000 - $32,000||$26,500|
The following link will take you to the check sheet for this program, detailing the academic requirements for completion. Credit requirements are broken down into three categories: 1) RMU Core, 2) Major, and 3) Minor/Focus/Open Electives.
Any questions, please contact RMU's Office of Admissions at 800-762-0097
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English majors receive an education that is both well-rounded and focused. Built upon a broad foundation in the liberal arts, the English curriculum is integrated through sustained attention to linguistics, problem-solving rhetoric, and the interpretation of literature and other texts. Students select a course of study that best suits their personal interests and career goals. The program prepares graduates for a variety of careers as well as for graduate study.
Faculty members in the School of Communications and Information Systems are recognized for their dedication to teaching, academic research, global understanding, and professional experience. Our faculty regularly wins awards and accolades for excellence in teaching and research. As guides and mentors, they motivate students to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their field of study.
Our faculty members hail from seven countries on four continents, helping to broaden students’ global understanding. And their professional experience and community involvement help students connect what they’re learning in the digital classroom to the workplace.
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