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Drury GO Associate of Science in English and Writing

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Develop your critical thinking abilities as you hone your writing skills. The Associate of Science in English and Writing will give you a strong foundation to:

  • Write with clarity and purpose
  • Analyze, discuss, and even question classic texts
  • Become an independent researcher and writer
  • Link literature to larger concepts, like social issues or callings

Career Information

Jobs in writing and editing are projected to grow 0.4% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $63,510. The average wage for writers in Missouri specifically is $56,860.

You can earn your Bachelor of Science in English and Writing through Drury GO to increase your professional opportunities. An Associate of Science in English and Writing degree develops your skills for a variety of job paths, including:

  • Technical writing
    • Projected growth: 8.5%
    • Median annual wage: $71,850
  • Public relations
    • Projected growth: 6.45%
    • Median annual wage: $60,000
  • Marketing
    • Projected growth: 8.1%
    • Median annual wage: $134,290
  • Secondary education
    • Projected growth: 3.6%
    • Median annual wage: $60,320
  • Fundraising
    • Projected growth: 9.3%
    • Median annual wage: $56,950

The Associate of Science in English and Writing requires 24 credit hours of coursework.