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Why Public and Professional Writing at Valpo?

With classes in sociolinguistics, web-based writing, climate fiction, video game narratives, role playing games, and writing in the health sciences, English studies at Valpo prepares students to reimagine how language, literature, and writing can address the world’s needs.

Whether you major or minor, English studies equips students to be effective communicators, writers, thinkers and leaders: skills that are desired in every industry.

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Scholarships & Rewards

The English department rewards excellent students of English literature and promising writers at Valparaiso University.

Diverse Possibilities

The career opportunities for Public and Professional Writing majors are diverse.

Experts and Mentors

Professors at Valpo help students develop their knowledge, their career plans, and their curiosity.

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Alumni Highlights
A degree in English is excellent preparation for careers in business, education, non-profits, and the arts, and for graduate study in many fields. Our graduates have gone on to be successful novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, teachers, professors, ministers, library and information specialists, attorneys, administrators, and more. Our graduates have had excellent placement as well in “gap year” programs such as Teach for America, AmeriCorps, and Fulbright.
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