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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Communication Studies?

The best jobs in the new information society - in virtually every industry - will be filled by workers who can READ, WRITE, COMPUTE, COMMUNICATE, and THINK.

Areas of Focus

Corporate Communications, Consumer Communications, Media, Communication Disorders, Journalism, Photography, Film, Radio, Multimedia, Television, Advertising, and Public Relations

 

Career Titles

Editorial Project Manager
Reporter
Managing Editor
Publisher
Researcher
Copy Editor
Correspondent
Photographer
Sales Associate
Corporate Communications Director
Account Coordinator
Advertising Coordinator
Customer Representative
Corporate Trainer
Direct Marketer
Human Resources Manager
Investor Relations Manager
Management Consultant
Marketing Manager
Marketing Researcher
Media Planner
Publicist
Announcer
News Director
Newscaster/Narrator
Producer
Writer (e.g. news, film, documentary)
Director
Audio/Visual Technician
Sound Mixer
Traffic Manager
Film Editor
Film/Editor Engineer
Telecommunications Manager
Lobbyist
Public Relations Coordinator
Legislative Press Secretary
Community Affairs Director
Special Events Promoter
Attorney
Public Affairs Analyst
Media Consultant
Experiential Educator
Public Administration
Arbitrator
Broadcast Technician
Copywriter
Foreign Correspondent
Lecturer
Media Specialist
News Photographer
Speech Writer
Actor/Actress
Auctioneer
Disc Jockey
Educator
Music Director
Online Content Developer
Proofreader
Technical Writer
Video Engineer
Hospitality Manger
Hotel Manager
Personnel Specialist
Insurance Agent/Broker
Bank Officer
Real Estate Agent/Broker
Recruiter
Events Planner
Fashion Merchandiser
Travel Agent
Restaurant Manager

 

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