A Career in Communication

One of the benefits of earning a degree in communication or studying a related specialty is the number of career paths it opens in a variety of business environments, industries and media outlets.


Students with a degree in communication have acquired the skills to work in:

  • Radio as copy writers and on-air personnel
  • Television as camera operators, production assistants, reporters and video editors


Students who have pursued the journalism degree option have been well-trained to work in the publishing industry as:

  • Correspondents
  • Feature Writers
  • Interviewers
  • Reporters
  • Researchers
  • Electronic Publishing

    Individuals who have completed the electronic publishing certificate program will have developed competencies in computer-assisted design and production of brochures, newsletters and other communciation materials. This program is especially well-suited for those who work in advertising and public relations and wish to achieve computer fluency.

    Media Technology

    The media technology certificate program is intended for students with a technical orientation and wish to work behind the scenes in technical positions such as:

  • Camera Operators
  • Producers
  • Video Editors
  • Public Relations

    The public relations certificate program bridges the disciplines of business and communication and offers students a broad range of training in all aspects of public relations - electronic publishing, graphic design, marketing, videography and written and oral communciations. Individuals who complete the course requirements are qualified and prepared for entry-level positions in the public relations field.

    On the Web

These web sites provide addtional information on careers in the communication field:

Degree Programs

Certificate Programs

Last Update: July 29 2013
For additional information, contact: Brenda St. Peter