Career Options

Careers in Communication

  • Communication training and development specialist
  • Strategic communication (including social media) specialist
  • Public relations and public affairs staff
  • Human resource officer
  • Corporate or personal event planner
  • Sales representative
  • Higher education administrator
  • Corporate manager
  • Ministry leader in church or nonprofit
  • Marriage and family counselor
  • High school guidance counselor
  • Entrepreneur

Job Titles of People with a Communication Studies Degree

  • Producer, KSTP-TV
  • Public Relations Coordinator/Grant Writer, City of Radford, VA
  • Reporter, The Roanoke Times
  • Chief Technical Editor, Randolf Associates, Inc.
  • Assistant Destination Manager for West Africa and Egypt, International Expeditions
  • Manager of New Media, Workplay
  • Stewardship Coordinator, Office of Development, University of South Florida
  • Project Director, Alabama Republican Party
  • Pharmaceutical Rep, Eli Lili
  • Donor Resources Development, American Red Cross
  • Civil Rights Attorney, Loughry & Woelfel
  • Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf, New York State Education Department
  • Human Resources Assistant, U.S. Department of Commerce