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Question: What kind of career can I pursue with a degree in communication studies?
Answer: Just about any career you can imagine!
Many professionals who have earned a degree in communication studies have gone on to successful careers in virtually every sector of the work environment.
Below is just a small sample of the career possibilities for a student earning a bachelor's degree in communication studies.
Community Relations Specialist
Human Resource Generalist
Radio Talk-Show Host
Special Events Coordinator
Government / Politics:
Public Information Officer
Issue Research Specialist
Patient Rights Advocate
Public Relations Coordinator
Community Affairs Liaison
Communication and Health Care:
Hospital Director of Communication
University Communication Professor
University Information Specialist
Community College Speech Instructor
Mental Health Professional
Thank you for your interest in the undergraduate program in the School of Communication Studies. In part, the mission of the undergraduate program is to facilitate student learning and promote an exploration of human interaction in a variety of contexts. There are over 500 majors and minors currently enrolled in the program.
The undergraduate program offers students an engaging curriculum in the areas of applied, interpersonal, organizational, and public communication. The diverse course offerings prepare graduates for the challenges of the 21st century. Additionally, students are encouraged to participate in a variety of co-curricular opportunities that include but are not limited to: Cleveland Communication Day, Communication Expo and Career Fair, the Forensics Team, Mock Trail, and Kent Communication Society. Exemplary students are eligible for membership in Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Honor Society.
For more information, feel free to contact me at:
Rozell R. Duncan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and
School of Communication Studies
Kent State University
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone: (330) 672-0184
Fax: (330) 672-3510