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Communication Design Management Careers Overview

Advertising, promotions, and marketing professionals will continue to be essential for organizations as they seek to maintain and expand their share of the market. Earning a bachelor's degree in Communications from DeVry University with a specialization in Communication Design Management can help you develop the skills and competencies needed to effectively manage an organization's marketing and communications efforts. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment of advertising, promotions, and marketing managers is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations.1

Professional Responsibilities


When you earn your bachelor's degree in Communications from DeVry University with a specialization in Communication Design Management, you'll be prepared to apply your skills to the design, management, and execution of an organization's internal and external communications. In a marketing communication design career, your professional responsibilities could include:

  • Managing an internal marketing department
  • Working with outside creative agencies
  • Crafting the content, form, and delivery of key marketing messages
  • Spearheading corporate communications
  • Developing and maintaining a corporate image and identity
  • Overseeing production of publications, videos, websites, and other marketing materials



Communication Design Management careers can be found a number of industries, including:

  • Marketing
  • Advertising and PR
  • Automotive
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Media
  • Real estate

Career Options


DeVry University graduates of the Communications bachelor's degree program with a specialization in Communication Design Management will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • Advertising, promotions and marketing
  • Corporate communications
  • Public relations and fundraising

The DeVry University Career Advantage


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 communication design management. The proof is in the numbers. In 2012, 90% of DeVry University graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within 6 months of graduation.*

* Figure based on 2012 graduates self-reporting data to DeVry University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include master's degree graduates or graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services. 

1Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers, visited March 26, 2014,