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Online B.S./B.A. in Communication Studies: Career Outlook

Communication Degree Jobs: Unlimited Opportunities

The online Bachelor’s in Communication Studies degree from Eastern Oregon University offers a diverse set of professional skills that employers seek in nearly every industry. Including positions in media, every facet of business and more, this program opens the door to countless communication degree jobs in diverse fields.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a growing number of available communication degree jobs. With the field currently expanding at a pace of four percent, more than 46,000 new media and communication positions alone will be created by 2029.1

Marketing Manager

$141,490/YEAR

Marketing managers plan and direct the production of marketing materials and campaigns for businesses and their products and services. They also oversee the collaborative efforts of multiple members of marketing teams.2

Public Relations Specialist

$62,810/YEAR

Public relations specialists establish a positive reputation for companies and the products and/or services they offer. They develop campaigns to promote customer engagement and develop a positive public image of their companies.3

Additional communication degree jobs for graduates:

  • Journalist
  • Digital marketing specialist
  • Editor
  • Broadcast and sound engineering technician
  • Public relations manager

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Program Outcomes: Expertise for the Communication Degree Job You Want

When you complete this program, you will be able to:

Career Support

Prepare for the role you want with the career support services offered by Eastern Oregon University. As a student and a graduate, you’ll benefit from a variety of services designed to help you stand out among employers and succeed professionally in your field.

Career Services

Eastern Oregon University Career Services offers in-person coaching and online resources to help students broaden their career choices and understand the value of their education in relation to employment. This includes outreach to all students in all academic programs, on and off campus, coupled with outreach to employers, service providers and government agencies.

Career Readiness: Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

EOU Career Services has a robust collection of tutorials available to students, including information on resumes, cover letters, interview skills and soft skills.

Fieldwork/Practicum through EOU’s Career Services

EOU offers diverse fieldwork and practicum opportunities each term that allow students the mechanism to earn college credit tied directly to their current employment.

Handshake

Along with over 1,200 other universities and colleges, EOU is part of the Handshake network that houses jobs, careers and internships around the nation.

Learn more about career support services here.

Sources:

  1. Media and Communication Occupations. Sept. 1, 2020. Retrieved Feb. 2, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/home.htm
  2. Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers. April 9, 2021. Retrieved May 20, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/advertising-promotions-and-marketing-managers.htm
  3. Public Relations Specialists. April 9, 2021. Retrieved May 20, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/public-relations-specialists.htm