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Careers in Communication

Students majoring in Communication Studies should review the following document before meeting with their advisors:

According to surveys of CEOs, communication skills are the skills most sought in new hires. About 99 percent of program graduates are employed, and their average salary is higher than that of graduates of most other humanities and social science programs. Comm Studies majors choose from a wide range of careers such as:

  • Managers
  • Lobbyists
  • School teachers
  • Event planners
  • Training facilitators
  • Communication consultants
  • Motivational speakers/trainers
  • Community relations practitioners
  • Sales and customer service personnel
  • Human resources staff