ElgersmaAn English degree from Dordt College allows students to use their gifts in education, writing, research, or graduate school. Many of our graduates go on to pursue further study in law school, seminary, writing, or publishing. Students also become teachers, editors, and communication professionals. Click here to read about the work of one of our graduates.

Here's a sampling of some professions in which our English graduates work:

TV and movie production

Creative writing and book publishing

Technical writing

College administration and teaching

Education: elementary, high school, and college

Library science

Ministry and missions

Entrepreneurship, business ownership, and management

Marketing and public relations

Legal practice

Sports journalism

Property tax assessment


Graduate studies in law, journalism, and English