communication Career Opportunities
Why Choose Communication?
At the very core of human development lies communication. The ability to understand and manipulate language--written, verbal or visual--is a fundamental skill that can and should be applied to every facet of a professional life. Because of this, students who major in communication have the choice of a variety of career options to exercise the many skills they have developed.
Job Skills Developed in Communication Majors
As a communication major, you will be developing and/or enhancing mediating and problem-solving skills, research and analysis skills, writing skills and public speaking skills. These skills are invaluable for a variety of career options.
Possible Career Paths
Each concentration is designed to prepare the student for advanced degree work and/or employment in communication-related and professional fields. Potential career areas include the following:
- Event Planning
- Higher Education
- Human Resources
- Social Media Specialist
- Public Relations
The Center for SUCCESS offers a list of resources to provide more information about what you can do with a major in communication.