Be Part of the Solution

Guide corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies in communicating with their employees and with the world. As one of only a few universities offering a corporate communication major, Marquette puts you on the leading edge.

Be strategic.

Understand how communication shapes corporate identity, culture and vision. Learn to critically evaluate organizational needs, develop an appropriate strategy and create communications that connect with the target audience.

Be an advocate.

Develop the skills to help an organization establish a distinct identity in an information-saturated world. And make yourself a voice for responsible corporate citizenship, building on Marquette’s Jesuit tradition of social justice.

Go beyond.

In addition to internships, classes put you in an organizational setting where you learn to apply communication theories, principles and practices. Gain the flexibility to adapt to trends in corporate life, within departments and across organizations.

Develop a vision.

Learn how you can be central to helping a corporation establish a distinct identity in a global environment with a corporate communication major.

Be heard.

One of the greatest challenges facing organizations today is being heard in an information-saturated environment. The corporate communication major gives you a seat at the table when decisions are being made about how to strengthen a corporation's voice.

Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate from the Corporate Communication program at Marquette University will be able to critically apply best practices that form, maintain and protect corporate reputation and market share, and articulate the roles corporations play within the larger social, cultural, political and economic context of our contemporary global society.

Students who graduate from the Corporate Communication program at Marquette University will be able to demonstrate an advanced level of Communication Competence defined by increased levels of motivation, knowledge, and skill as defined by measured change over four years.

For more information, check out the curriculum for the Corporate Communication Major, Corporate Communication Minor or contact Dr. Nathan Gilkerson, Department Chair of Strategic Communication.

  • Possible Careers
  • Sample Internships
  • Recent Job Placements

As a Corporate Communication graduate, you’ll have the expertise to enter corporate communication departments, organizational communication fields and consulting industries. You’ll be prepared to work not only in corporate settings but also non-profit and government organizations.

  • Account Executive
  • Communication Consultant
  • Corporate Manager
  • Corporate Recruiter
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Marketing Communication Specialist
  • Organizational Development Consultant
  • Product Marketing Manager
  • Public Affairs Director
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Assurant Health
  • Brevient Technologies
  • Children's Hospital System
  • Direct Supply
  • Discovery World Museum
  • Kaiser Group
  • March of Dimes
  • Marquette University Office of Marketing and Communication
  • Northwestern Mutual Life
  • Office of the Governor
  • Pettit National Ice Center
  • Rockwell Automation
  • The Leadership Institute
  • Zoological Society of Milwaukee
  • Adecco
  • Bader and Rutter
  • Charleston Orwig
  • Edelman
  • Harley Davidson
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • ING
  • Kohl's
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • OMD—Digital Media
  • SRA International