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Communication Careers

Endless Opportunities

Every organization needs a communication expert.

Our field opens more doors than any other major, as the number one problem in most organizations is communication. Your ability to understand communication, and better yet, understand and listen to your audience, will make you invaluable in the workforce.

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14%
Projected Growth

Employment in media and communication is projected to grow 14% from 2020-2030, with about 150,000 new jobs. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

$
$56,484

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, communication majors' average starting salary is $56,484.

92%
Student Success

92% of communication majors who responded to our survey are either employed, in grad school or both. View PDF

Careers In Communication

All of the paths you can take to your career may feel overwhelming – let us help be your guide. Here are some ideas of where communication can take you:

  • Account Executive
  • Copywriter
  • Reporter
  • Digital Director
  • Social Media Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Event Planner
  • Human Resources Director
  • Director of Marketing
Start With An Internship
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Meet a
Phoenix

"UWGB helped me acknowledge my passion for social media and turn it into a viable career path. [The Communication Program] is unique because I had all of these opportunities to work alongside staff and faculty to develop my skills and passions. I know this is what made me the social media professional that I am today. I work here, and when I am not at work, you can’t get me to shut up about how great UWGB is! I still need to pinch myself every once in a while."

Jenna Richter Landers
B.A. Communication, UW-Green Bay

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After Graduation, What's Next?

If you're having trouble deciding what to do after graduation, one of our professors can give you direction.

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