Communication Studies

Employers today rate effective communication as the morst preferred skill in their employees. In addition, in a world where the legal system is built on arguments, where relationships and families are held together by stories, politics require critical yet civil discourse, the study of communication has never been more important. Students who study communication can prepare for diverse careers in a variety of professions including business, government, law, teaching, ministry, and healthcare to name a few.

Related career titles

Account specialist
Arbitrator
Attorney*
Campaign communication director
College/University faculty*
Communications consultant
Communication director
Community affairs coordinator
Company spokesperson
Corporate trainer
Correspondent
Event planner
Government mediator
Intercultural communications specialist
Journalist
Legal brief writer
Lobbyist
Manager
Management consultant
Pastor
Political consultant
Politician
Public engagement coordinator
Public relations manager
Researcher
Sales
Speech writer
Story editor
Technical writer
Youth Minister

*additional training required for these occupations

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in the Publishing Industry
Careers in Communications

Pathways to Careers in Communications
Careers in Writing
Career Opportunities for Writers
Opportunities in Writing Careers
Careers in Publishing

Opportunities in Journalism Careers
Opportunities in Public Relations Careers
Careers for Talkative Types and Others with the Gift of Gab

*Books are available for checkout

Related communication studies links

K-State Department of Communication Studies
http://commstudies.k-state.edu/

National Communication Association
http://www.natcom.org

International Communication Association
http://www.icahdq.org