Copy editor - Education

The education needed to be a copy editor involves having a high school degree and college bachelor's degree. A college degree in English or journalism is usually the best. Recommended schools for journalism majors include: University of Florida, Indiana University, University of Maryland, University of California, University of Missouri, and Ohio University. Top schools for English majors are: Arizona State University, Eastern Connecticut University, Assumption College, Harvard University, and Eastern Kentucky University - along with many others! All copy editing carreers require people to be very picky about details and also very patient. You can't have an impatient person picking out all different kinds of mistakes all day, so patience is key.