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Career Choices

There are many career paths that a person with a Communication Major can choose. Here are some job titles that former graduates with Communication Majors hold. Use this as an ideas list, remember that it represents some, but certainly not all of the careers you might consider. Some careers may require additional schooling.

Click on the career family to find a list of jobs in that area.

  • Advertising Specialist
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Copy Writer
  • Account Executive Manager
  • Media Planner
  • Media Buyer
  • Creative Director
  • Media Sales Representative
  • Public Researcher
  • Management
  • Manager
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Vice-president Human Resources
  • Trainer
  • Director of Training and Development
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Sales Representative
  • Executive Manager
  • Public Information Officer
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Negotiator
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Newsletter Editor
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Mediator
  • Buyer
  • Language Arts Coordinator
  • High School Speech Forensics/Debate Coach
  • Drama Director
  • Speech Communication Department Chairperson
  • School Counselor
  • Education Researcher
  • Audiovisual Specialist
  • Educational Administrator
  • Director of College News
  • Educational Tester
  • Educational Fund-raiser
  • Alumni Officer
  • 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
  • Health Personnel Educator
  • Medical Center Publications Editor
  • Hospice Manager
  • Heath Care Counselor
  • Activities Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Broadcasting Station Manager
  • Director of Broadcasting
  • Film Librarian
  • Community Relation Director
  • Unit Manager
  • News Writer
  • Transmitter Engineer
  • Technical Director
  • Advertising Sales Coordinator
  • Market Researcher
  • Actor/Actress
  • Announcer
  • News and Relation Manager
  • Disc Jockey
  • Comedy Writer
  • Casting Director
  • Producer
  • Business Manager
  • Floor Manager
  • Talk Show Host
  • Public Information Office Writer
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Campaign Director
  • Research Specialist
  • Program Coordinator
  • Elected Official
  • Trainer for Communication Tech.
  • Circuit Television Producer/Director
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Copywriter
  • Language Specialist
  • Cognition Researcher
  • Audio & Visual Computer Display Specialist
  • On-Air International Broadcasting
  • Corporate Representative
  • Translator
  • Student Tour Coordinator
  • Diplomat
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Reporter
  • Editor
  • Newscaster
  • Author
  • Copy Writer
  • Script Writer
  • News Service Researcher
  • Technical Writer
  • Acquisitions Editor
  • Media Interviewer
  • Public Defender
  • Corporate Lawyer
  • District Attorney
  • Private Practice Lawyer
  • Legal Researcher
  • Mediation & Negotiation Specialist
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Reporter
  • Legal Educator
  • Publicity Manager
  • Advertising Manager
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Lobbyist
  • Corporate Public Affairs Specialist
  • Account Executive
  • Development Officer
  • Sales Manager
  • Media Analyst
  • Media Planner
  • Creative Director
  • News Writer
  • Public Opinion Researcher
  • Public Administrator
  • Social Worker
  • Recreation Supervisor
  • Human Rights Officer
  • Community Affairs Liaison
  • Park Service Public Relations Specialist
  • Religious Leader
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Performing Artist
  • Script Writer
  • Arts Administrator
  • Performing Arts Educator
  • Costume Design
  • Scenic Designer
  • Lighting
  • Theatre Critic
  • Makeup Artist
  • Stage Manager
  • Theatre Professor
  • Casting Director
  • Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations Managers
  • Coaches and Scouts
  • Editors
  • News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Recreation and Fitness Workers
  • Umpires and Referees
  • Writers

What can I do with an AA in Communication?

Check out the below skills with linked careers! Each of these are skills our Communication majors learn in our department.

For each of the below skill links, click “Job Zone” twice to find the lowest level of preparation necessary for each career...you might even find a good job right now, while you are still in college:

For more information on careers in Communication, visit http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles/.


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