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Department of Communications

Student preparing to become a news associate.Careers

A communications degree will prepare you for a wide variety of career paths - it is one of the most versatile degrees you can earn. Employers in all fields seek to hire graduates with strong communications skills.

Possible career paths:

  • News Associate
  • Associate Producer
  • Theatre Actor/Director
  • Public Affairs Director
  • Publications Editor
  • Internet Editor
  • Research Analyst
  • Communications Manager
  • Copy Editor
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Technical Writer
  • Video Editor
  • Program Host
  • Sound Technician
  • Events Coordinator
  • Promotions Director
  • Public Information Officer
  • Broadcast Assistant
  • Staff Writer
  • Sports Editor
  • Media Account Executive
  • Legal Reporter
  • Customer Relations
  • Sales Representative
  • Speech Writer
  • Human Resources
  • Mediator

Our students benefit not only from highly-credentialed and experienced faculty, but from our unique combination of co-curricular student programs.

Because of its emphasis on communication and critical thinking skills, our BA in Communications serves as an excellent pre-law degree, as well as an ideal baccalaureate degree for those interested in a career in ministry.

Employers everywhere seek to hire graduates with strong communication skills, and our graduates are very popular with companies who sponsor career fairs. Graduates in communications from RSU become indispensable employees because they know how to adapt to changing circumstances and marketplace realities.