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What Can You Do With A Major In Communication?

Communication is used to persuade, educate, inform, and entertain. Communication specialists plan and devise information systems, linking the industry with certain audiences. They are responsible for making decisions on the transmitting and channeling of information, for researching the impact or social consequences of a diverse culture and for generating new information. There are many areas in the field of communication, so one must also be familiar with their chosen specialization.


Communication Program


Communication Studies - B.A.


Advertising, B.S.

Multimedia Journalism and Production, B.S.

Public Relations, B.S.

Career Paths

Advertising and Promotions

Event Planning

Film and Documentary Production


Public Relations

Radio and TV Production


Social Media

Job Titles

Account Executive

Advertising Copywriter

Advertising Manager

Advertising Sales Representative

Audio and Video Equipment Technician

Campaign Manager

Consumer Affairs Specialist


Director-Film, Video, Theatre

Editorial Assistant

Events Planner

Media Buyer

Media Specialist

Meeting, Convention and Event Planner

News Writer/Editor


Producer-TV, Film, Theatre

Production Assistant

Promotions Manager

Public Information Officer

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Public Relations Assistant

Public Relations Officer

Public Relations Specialist

Radio/TV Announcer


Special Events Coordinator

Speech Writer

Sports Promoter


Technical Writer

TV News Anchor

Employers/Work Settings

Advertising Agencies


Educational Institutions

Film Agencies

Internet Companies

Literary Agencies

Magazine Companies

Marketing Firm Publications

Newspapers - Print and Online

Non-profit Organizations

Private Consulting Firms

Professional Journals

Promotions Departments

Public Relations Firms

Radio Stations

Recording Industries

Research Laboratories



Professional Associations

Job Search Information