Business Communication Specialization Career Opportunities
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Liberal Arts & Sciences

Business Communication Specialization

Business Communication Careers Overview

In today's increasingly competitive business environment, there's a demand for public relations professionals in nearly every industry. Earning a bachelor's degree in Communications from DeVry University with a specialization in Business Communication can help you develop the skills and competencies needed to effectively manage an organization's communications and public relations.

Professional Responsibilities


Career Options

Professional Responsibilities

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

  • Facilitating and managing public relations and corporate communications
  • Spearheading marketing communications
  • Managing special projects such as philanthropic initiatives
  • Handling crisis and emergency communications
  • Advertising and marketing products and services

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

  • Advertising and PR
  • Automotive
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Real estate
Career Options

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

  • Investor, employee, community, media, labor, or government relations
  • Training and employee development
  • Marketing and corporate communications

DeVry Career Advantage

From career-focused programs to our results-driven career services team, our focus is on preparing you for your chosen career. The proof is in the numbers. In 2013, 100% of DeVry University Communications graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within six months of graduation at an average salary of $44,171.

1 Figure based on 2013 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 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.