What You Can Do with a Major in Communication

Effective research, writing and presentation skills are in demand. Our comprehensive curriculum will prepare you to be an essential member of a collaborative communication or marketing team. Through our strong academic core and elective courses, you’ll be ready to get to work in a dynamic and fast-paced career.

Recommended for students who have strong verbal and writing skills and a desire to teach or inform, who enjoy negotiating and mediating conflicts, and who enjoy creativity and artistic expression

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Actor
  • Corporate Communication
  • Disc Jockey
  • Event Planner/Coordinator
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Media Analyst
  • News Reporter/Anchor
  • Print Production Coordinator
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Recruiter
  • Research Worker
  • Training & Development Specialist
  • Writer

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Association Administrator
  • Broadcast Station Manager
  • Campaign Director
  • Educator
  • Film Director
  • Human Resources Adm.
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Lawyer
  • Legal Assistant
  • Promotions Manager

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • American MArketing Association
  • Aurora University Humor Society
  • NOLOS (AU Literary Magazine)

Media:

  • Spartan Chronicle
  • SpartanCast

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316