The advanced skills gained from a graduate degree in the College of Liberal Arts are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. You will form expertise through rigorous coursework and research to meet your professional and personal goals. Our graduates find jobs across the country, particularly in the Northeast, California, New York, Ohio and Wisconsin. It’s not uncommon for recent graduates to work as adjunct professors for one or more years before securing full-time employment.

Graduates from the English PhD program are prepared for the following professional roles.

  • College professor
  • Editor
  • Higher education administration
  • Journalist
  • Secondary English teacher
  • Technical writer

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can also visit the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

Career services can provide

Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.