Graduate School Placements

Graduate Placements of Former Majors from the Last Decade*

Department graduates have pursued graduate study in various specializations at different institutions around the world. They include:

Business: 

  • Virginia Commonwealth University 

Children’s Literature:

  • Kansas State University

Clinical Psychology:

  • Regent University

Communication:

  • George Mason University

Communication Disorders:

  • Longwood University
  • University of Memphis

Creative Writing:

  • Bath Spa University, England
  • Columbia University
  • George Mason University
  • Hollins University
  • Kansas State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • University of Baltimore
  • University of Bangor, Wales
  • University of New Orleans
  • University of South Florida
  • Washington University

Digital Media:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology

Education:

  • College of William and Mary
  • Elon College, NC
  • University of Mary Washington
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

English:

  • American University
  • George Mason University
  • Georgia State University
  • Temple University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Washington
  • Vanderbilt University
  • West Virginia University

Entertainment Technology:

  • Carnegie Mellon University

Ethics:

  • Vanderbilt University, TN

Film and Digital Media:

  • University of Bangor, Wales

French Studies / Teaching French as a Foreign Language:

  • American College of the Mediterranean, France

Games and Playable Media:

  • University of California Santa Cruz

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies:

  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Geology:

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Higher Education Administration:

  • Boston College

Instructional Design and Technology:

  • George Mason University

Journalism:

  • American University
  • Georgetown University
  • Syracuse University, NY

Law:

  • Cornell University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Harvard University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Suffolk University
  • Tulane University
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Yale University

Library Science:

  • Old Dominion University
  • University of Maryland
  • University of South Carolina

Linguistics:

  • George Mason University
  • Georgetown University
  • University of Pittsburgh, PA

Management Studies:

  • Duke University

Media Studies:

  • University of Texas, Austin

Performance Studies:

  • New York University

Psychology:

  • New York University 

Public Policy:

  • George Washington University

Publishing:

  • George Washington University
  • Columbia University  summer publishing program

Social Work:

  • George Mason University

Special Education:

  • University of Mary Washington

Speech Language Pathology:

  • James Madison University
  • Loyola University, Maryland
  • Old Dominion University
  • Radford University
  • Teacher’s College of Columbia University
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Sports Science and Administration:

  • Frostburg State University

Teaching of Writing and Literature:

  • Radford University

Technical Communication:

  • Arizona State University

 

* Can you add to this list? We can only include students who notify us about their graduate program, so please let us know if we’ve missed you! 

Please send your graduate program updates to ELC Chair Gary Richards (grichard@umw.edu).