College of Arts & Sciences Communication Studies

Career Paths

Advertising 
  • Advertising or marketing specialist
  • Copywriter
  • Account executive
  • Sales manager
  • Media planner
  • Media buyer
  • Creative director
  • Media sales representative
  • Public opinion researcher
Communication Education
  • Language arts coordinator
  • High school speech teacher
  • Forensics/debate coach
  • Drama director
  • College or university professor
  • Speech communication department chairperson
Electronic Media/Radio-Television/Broadcasting
  • Broadcasting station manager 
  • Director of broadcasting
  • Film/tape librarian
  • Community relations director
  • Unit manager
  • Film editor
  • News director
  • Producer
  • Account executive
  • News writer 
  • Transmitter engineer
  • Technical director
  • Advertising sales coordinator
  • Traffic/continuity specialist
  • Media buyer
  • Market researcher
  • Business manager
  • Floor manager
  • Actor
  • Announcer
  • Disc jockey
  • News anchor
  • Public relations manager
  • Comedy writer
  • Casting director
  • Researcher
  • Talk show host
Journalism
  • Reporter 
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Acquisitions editor
  • Editor 
  • Copy writer
  • News service researcher
  • Media interviewer
  • Newscaster 
  • Script writer
  • Technical writer
Public Relations
  • Publicity manager 
  • Press agent
  • Account executive
  • Membership recruiter
  • Media planner
  • News writer
  • Advertising manager
  • Lobbyist
  • Development officer
  • Sales manager
  • Creative director
  • Public opinion researcher
  • Marketing specialist
  • Corporate public affairs specialist
  • Fund raiser
  • Media analyst
  • Audience analyst
Theatre/Performing Arts/Dramatic Arts
  • Performing artist 
  • Director
  • Costume designer
  • Theatre critic
  • Model
  • Script writer 
  • Arts administrator
  • Scenic designer
  • Makeup artist
  • Theatre professor
  • Producer 
  • Performing arts educator
  • Lighting designer
  • Stage manager
  • Casting director