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"COMM creates a sense of openness which enables you to feel comfortable." - COMM Student

Careers

Work your Way to the Top

Each concentration area in the School of Communication Studies opens doors to an extensive array of employment opportunities. Alumni have gone on to successful careers in virtually every sector of the work environment.

The Kent State University Career Services Center has useful resources to prepare graduates for a broad range of careers.

Each Major/Minor Leads to Careers in: 

Applied Communication

Strategic Communication Consulting
Media Relations
Integrated Communication
Professional Writing

Global Communication

Nonprofit Agencies
Multinational Management
Governmental and Nongovernmental Organizations

Health Communication

Health Marketing
Public Health
Health Education
Patient Advocacy Support
Social Work
Nonprofit
Hospital Communications
Pharmaceutical Sales

Interpersonal Communication

Counseling and Advising
Consumer Services
Customer Service Management
Human Resources
Conflict Mediation
Recruitment
Special Events 

Organizational Communication

Sales
Marketing
Business Management
Organizational Training and Development
Organizational Leadership
Corporate Recruitment
Community Affairs or Outreach
Fund Raising

Public Communication

Law
Public Service
Political Communication
Social Media Management
Advertising
Public Information Officer
Legislative Assistance
Speech Writing
Media Buying
Public Relations


Explore More Career Opportunities

Download a list of communication professions.

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