The Communication major prepares students for diverse careers that draw upon critical thinking, written and oral communication, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and strategic leadership. Courses promote the application of theory and research in the development of communication messages, plans, and solutions. Career opportunities for communication majors include social media strategist, project manager, event planning, sales, public policy, communications specialist, and consulting.
Jobs in the advertising and marketing field are projected to grow 6.3% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $126,250. The median wage for marketing managers in Missouri specifically is $128,810.
A Bachelor of Science in Communication will prepare you to work in broad range of jobs, including:
To earn this degree, you will complete General Education courses plus 33 hours specific to the Bachelor of Science in Communication degree.