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Emerging Media Communication Careers Overview

As new media and web-based content continues to flourish and new channels of communication emerge, careers for writers and editors who are savvy in emerging media will continue to grow. With a bachelor's degree in Communications with a specialization in Emerging Media Communication, you'll be prepared to confidently write and edit materials for a variety of outlets and audiences, particularly those in dynamic and exciting emerging media communication careers.

Professional Responsibilities


When you earn your bachelor's degree in Communications from DeVry University with a specialization in Emerging Media Communication, you'll be prepared for many career tracks, such as an advertising career. You may be asked to develop content for Internet users through a variety of multimedia formats. In an emerging media communication career, your professional responsibilities could include:

  • Writing for interactive media, including blogging, tweeting, and chatting
  • Providing web content and email marketing for business and organizations
  • Creating Internet-only content for traditional print publications



Emerging media communication careers can be found a number of industries, including:

  • Advertising and PR
  • Business
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Marketing
  • Publishing
  • Real estate

Career Options


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

  • Online content, creation and delivery
  • Real-time marketing via social media and other interactive media
  • Content provider for newsletters, emails and online publications and services

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 media communication. 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.