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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

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Download a list of communication professions.

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