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Career Information

Effective communication does not occur naturally. Skill in communication can be learned and honed. So If you enjoy studying communication, but do not plan on pursuing it as a career, consider taking as many communication courses as you can fit into your elective selections because you will benefit from increasing your knowledge in communication. Interpersonal and public speaking skills will add to your value as an employee.

If you are thinking about a degree in Communication Studies, there are countless career options you can choose. Below is a limited list of careers in the field of communication. Select the category below to see an expanded list. Note that some of these may require further and/or supplemental education and certification.

Career Fields in Communication

Advertising
Communication Education
Electronic Media, Radio, Television and Journalism
Government and Politics
Health and Communication
Public Relations
Related Career Fields in Communication

Advertising

  • advertising or marketing specialist
  • copy writer
  • account executive
  • sales manager
  • media planner
  • media buyer
  • creative director
  • media sales representative

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Communication Education

  • language arts coordinator
  • high school speech teacher
  • forensics/debate coach
  • drama director
  • college or university professor

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Electronic Media, Radio, Television and Journalism

  • broadcasting station manager
  • director of broadcasting
  • community relations director
  • film editor
  • news director
  • news writer
  • advertising sales coordinator
  • media buyer
  • market researcher
  • actor
  • announcer
  • disc jockey
  • news anchor
  • public relations manager
  • business manager
  • account executive
  • talk show host

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Government and Politics

  • public information officer
  • speech writer
  • legislative assistant
  • campaign director
  • research specialist
  • program coordinator
  • negotiator
  • lobbyist
  • press secretary

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Health and Communication

  • health educator
  • school health care administrator
  • medical grants writer
  • hospital director of communication
  • clinic public relations director
  • health communication analyst
  • research analyst
  • medical training supervisor
  • communications manager for health agencies
  • health personnel educator
  • medical center publications editor
  • hospice manager
  • health care counselor
  • activities director
  • marketing director
  • health facility fund raiser

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Public Relations

  • publicity manager
  • advertising manager
  • marketing specialist
  • press agent
  • corporate public affairs specialist
  • account executive
  • development officer
  • fund raiser
  • membership recruiter
  • sales manager
  • media analyst
  • media planner
  • creative director
  • audience analyst
  • news writer
  • public opinion researcher

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Related Career Fields in Communication