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Start On The Path To A Career In Communications

Workplace demand for a Communications education is growing, offering new opportunities for Communications graduates. Employers are on the lookout for qualified individuals with exceptional communications skills, especially in the areas of business communication and PR, emerging media, and technical writing and editing. No matter what path you choose, a DeVry University education in Communications is grounded in the skills and competencies employers are looking for, giving you a well-rounded education that translates into an in-demand career. Discover our Communications degree program.

Areas of Opportunity

 

When you earn your bachelor's degree in Communications from DeVry University, you'll be prepared for a career in one of the following areas:

Business Communication

Communication Design Management

Emerging Media Communication

Technical Communication
 

Industries

 

Nearly every industry hires Communications graduates for administrative, communication, consulting, and management positions, including:

  • Advertising and PR
  • Arts
  • Broadcasting
  • Community or public service
  • Environment
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Journalism
  • Non-profit
  • Publishing
  • Training and development

Be Prepared For A Career in the Professional World

 

DeVry University graduates in Communications will be prepared to enter their chosen field by being able to:

  • Communicate effectively, orally and in the written word
  • Relate effectively to people via public speaking, negotiating, interviewing, instructing, and writing
  • Write in a professional context for a variety of audiences
  • Understand and explain complex or niche information
  • Demonstrate familiarity with electronic publishing, computer software, graphics, web design, and multimedia presentations

Success Beyond Graduation

 

Whether you are looking to attend a traditional campus or an online university, DeVry University is the place where you can gain the skills, credentials, and respect you need to succeed in the world of multimedia design and development. The proof is in the numbers. For the last 5 years, DeVry University graduates have worked at 96 of the Fortune 100 companies.* In fact, each year thousands of our graduates find themselves right where they want to be—employed in their field of study.
 

*DeVry University graduates from October 2004 - June 2009 in the active job market. Active job market includes those employed prior to graduation. Fortune 500 ranking, 2009.