What Can I Do With a Major in Communication?

Henderson State University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.

Related Skills

  • Effective speaking    
  • Write press releases, scripts, or other promotional materials
  • Ability to write clearly         
  • Create powerful images with sight, sound, motion and words
  • Present specific viewpoints
  • Influential/persuasion skills
  • Synthesizing information    
  • Interpretation skills
  • Reporting and editing skills
  • Create entertaining and persuasive messages
  • Define hypotheses   
  • Demonstrate creativity and artistic expression
  • Evaluate ideas and presentation   
  • Gather information and data
  • Compare and contrast evidence    
  • Evaluate information and sources
  • Critical thinking skills          
  • Develop market research
  • Measure media effects        
  • Planning and managing skills
  • Work with deadlines           
  • Work independently
  • Attention to details  
  • Work in teams/small groups
  • Identify and manage the needs of individuals/groups       
  • Understand institutional and cultural values

Career titles

Business and industry careers 

  • Account Executive
  • Hospitality Manger
  • Paralegal
  • Advertising Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Personnel Specialist
  • Association Administrator
  • Human Resources Adm.
  • Presenter
  • Bank Officer
  • Industrial and Labor Relations Specialist
  • Print Production Coordinator
  • Claims Adjuster/Examiner
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Promotions Manager
  • Consumer Affairs Specialist
  • Lawyer
  • Public Information Officer
  • Corporate Communications Director
  • Legal Assistant
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Credit Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Real Estate Agent/Broker
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Manager/Administrator
  • Recreation/Attractions Manager
  • Events Planner
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Recruiter
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Media Manage
  • Research Worker
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Stockbroker
  • Service Representative
  • Travel Agent
  • Technical Writer
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Telemarketing Specialist
  • Speech Writer
  • Sales Representative
  • Retail Manager

Communication and media careers

  • Actor
  • Government Relations
  • Photojournalist
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Graphic Artist
  • Producer- TV, Film, Theater
  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Greeting Card Writer
  • Production Assistant
  • Broadcast Advertising Sales
  • Lighting Technician
  • Proofreader
  • Communications Lawyer
  • Market Research
  • Public Information Officer
  • Contestant/Guest Coordinator
  • Media Buyer
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Copywriter
  • Media Manager
  • Publisher
  • Director- Film, Video, Theatre
  • Narrator
  • Radio/TV Announcer
  • Editorial Assistant
  • News Writer/Editor
  • Reporter/Journalist
  • Electronic Publications
  • Photographer
  • Sales Representative
  • Script Writer
  • Telemarketer
  • TV News Anchor
  • Sports Promoter
  • Traffic Manager
  • Video Programmer
  • Sportscaster
  • TV Engineer
  • Writer/Author
  • Technical Writer

Government and social services careers

  • Campaign Manager
  • Government Advisor
  • Minister/Priest/Rabbi
  • Community Action Director
  • Health Services Administrator
  • Museum Director
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Negotiator
  • Counselor
  • Interviewer
  • Planning Director
  • Development Officer
  • Lawyer
  • Political Aide
  • Documentarian
  • Legislative Aide
  • Probation and Parole Officer
  • Elected Official
  • Lobbyist
  • PSA Director
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Media Specialist
  • Public Administrator
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Speech Writer
  • Youth Worker
  • Social Services Administrator
  • Television Censor
  • Reader
  • Social Worker
  • Translator

Education careers

  • Administrator
  • Educational Tester
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Audio/Visual Specialist
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Recruiter
  • Camp Counselor
  • Teacher
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Development Officer
  • Mediator
  • Educational Consultant
  • Student Services Specialist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Spokesperson for Education
  • Instructional Program Designer

Jobs in Writing and Journalism

The Write Jobs

Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network

MediaBistro

Jobs in Broadcasting/Film/Media

Turner Jobs

Moviemaker.com

Jobs in Advertising

Talent Zoo

Media Week

Sports

Team Work Sports Team Jobs

Professional Associations

Association for Women in Communications

Society for Technical Communication

Southern States Communication Association

Public Relations Society of America

National Communication Association

International Communication Association

Institute for Global Communications

Association of American Publishers

Association of Directory of Publishers

Educational Paperback Association

Magazine Publishers of America

National Newspaper Publishing Association

City and Regional Magazine Association

American Advertising Federation