Careers in Communication

Launch Your Career with a Communication Degree

Truman’s communication program provides outstanding preparation for wherever your communication degree takes you — from jobs as a journalist, writer, editor and a whole host of other career options as well as graduate school or law school.

Jobs for Communication Majors

About 80 percent of Truman graduates who earn a bachelor’s degree in communication enter the work force directly. You will find our recent graduates serving as a delivery consultant for Cerner, working in public affairs at Fleishman Hillard, managing press and communication for the Opera Theatre in St. Louis and many other jobs in the communication field. The well-rounded education you will receive at Truman ensures that when you earn a degree in communication, you will have the flexibility and the skills to secure top jobs in any field you choose to pursue.

Graduate School and Professional School for Communication Graduates

About 20 percent of the communication majors who earn a bachelor’s degree from Truman choose to further their education and are well-prepared for graduate or professional school. Some of the graduate or professional schools our graduates have been accepted into include:

  • Boston University
  • Columbia University School of Journalism
  • Drake University School of Law
  • Harvard University School of Law
  • New York University Film School
  • Texas Christian University
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Missouri
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • University of South Dakota Law School
  • Washington University Law School
  • Plus many more