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If you enjoyed your high school English and literature courses, English could be your specialty. Businesses and industries sometimes require technical writing for instruction manuals, equipment manuals and scientific and technical materials. An English background is always a plus for any writing-related job, as well as teaching English.

Job outlook

Employment of writers and editors is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations as magazines and periodicals develop special interest publications. Demand for technical writers and writers with expertise in specialty areas, such as law, medicine, or economics, is expected to increase because of the continuing expansion of scientific and technical information and the need to communicate it to others.

MCC’S English Programs

  • two-year English Associate of Arts transfer degree (AA) for those who want to transfer their credits and complete a baccalaureate/bachelor’s degree at a university.
  • two-year Liberal Arts Associate of Arts transfer degree for those who want to transfer their credits and complete a baccalaureate/bachelor’s degree at a university. This program can be completed in Marshalltown or Grinnell.

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Teaching, journalism, communications, businesses, computers, law, broadcasting, advertising, marketing, public relations.

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Jose Amaya

Jose Amaya

Jose Amaya is the newest professor of English at Marshalltown Community College. He has led Humanities Iowa as well as diversity efforts for...

Jose Amaya is the newest professor of English at Marshalltown Community College. He has led Humanities Iowa as well as diversity efforts for Hy-Vee, Inc. and Rockwell Collins. He holds a PhD in English from UCLA and was a former faculty member at Iowa State University.

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