What can you do with a writing major? The Bureau of Labor statistics predicts that positions for writers will increase by 15% in the decade spanning 2008-2018.

Good writers often find employment as editors, communications specialists, consultants, publication managers, researchers, and technical writers. They are in high demand within the advertising and public relations sector. Still, whatever the occupation, sharp writing skills are a must.

With its foundation in classical rhetoric, Carroll’s Writing Program teaches students how to communicate to a variety of technical, professional, and creative audiences.  From print to oration, students learn to analyze texts and apply storytelling skills to be effective communicators.

According to the Washington Post, writing skills can differentiate one job candidate from another. Employees with good writing skills will often be asked to take on more interesting projects. To see the article about the value of writing in the business world, click here.


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