Communication Careers

Giving Companies a Voice

There will always be a need for effective communication in the workplace. It’s a valuable skill that helps businesses thrive. With a Communications degree from DeVry University, you’ll learn how to connect with diverse audiences.

We’ll teach you how to capture the attention of these audiences through research, persuasion and an understanding of various cultures.

In addition, studying communications at DeVry helps equip you for business communication, technical writing, consulting and more. These highly sought-after skills can serve you well in many communications careers. No matter which path you choose, during your DeVry education you’ll have the guidance and support you deserve every step of the way. 

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Whether you know exactly where you're heading, or you're still planning your next steps, it all starts with a simple conversation. Let’s talk.

Professional Responsibilities

Completing a communications degree at DeVry will enable you to:

  • Communicate through multiple mediums
  • Negotiate, interview and give instructions
  • Understand and explain complex information
  • Use the latest software for communication materials


A degree in communications can prepare you for a career in multiple industries, including:

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

Career Opportunities

Numerous creative and public-facing roles are available to graduates in the communication field:

  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Crisis and Emergency Communications Specialist
  • Corporate Communications Specialist
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Freelance Journalist
  • Marketing Communications Specialist
  • Media Relations Coordinator
  • Training and Employee Development Manager