What can you do with a major in communication studies?
Communication Studies major careers and jobs
Through Marquette's internship program, students who major in communication studies have access to Milwaukee’s Fortune 500 companies, news organizations and nonprofits. You can focus your expertise in areas such as organizational and managerial communication, family and gender communication, interpersonal communication and persuasion and rhetoric. Develop your ability to understand and connect with others, at home, at work and in society. Become a more persuasive speaker, able to lead, negotiate and motivate. Learn from professors who are nationally recognized leaders in persuasive, organizational, corporate, family, cross-cultural and health communication. And take your skills out into the world.
Jobs for Communication studies majors
So what can you do with a major in communication studies? You'll be well-prepared for a variety of careers, including the following:
- Organizational Development
- Grant Writer
- Sales Consultant/Marketer
- University Professor
- Public Affairs Director
- University Admissions and Recruiter
- Corporate Management
- Secondary or Elementary Teacher
- Human Resources
- Corporate Trainer
- Training and Development
- Corporate Consultant
- Health Care
- Special Events Planner
- Communication Consultant
- Presentation Development
- Product Marketing Manager
- Corporate Recruiter
- Global Communications
Recent employers of Marquette communication studies majors include:
- Johnson Controls
- Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
- SBC Communications
- Schwarz Pharma
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