Life After Ball State

Your communication studies degree will serve you well in just about any profession because communication is a vital part of just about anything you might do. But a communication studies degree is ideal for numerous specific job categories.

In the business world, you might serve as a corporate communication specialist, a sales representative, a human resources specialist, or a communication or organizational consultant. You could work as a public affairs officer or political consultant, maybe an event coordinator.

You might pursue a career in one of these fields:

  • industrial relations
  • media and journalism
  • marketing and advertising
  • campaign work
  • government
  • research
  • ministry and mission work
  • teaching and corporate training
  • fundraising
  • law

bachelor's degree in communication studies also provides an excellent framework for graduate education, whether in communication studies or another field. A master’s degree might lead to a professional career or doctoral work, which in turn can lead to careers in research or education.

Learn more about careers from Ball State’s Career Center.

Communication Studies
David Letterman Communication and Media Building, room 351
2000 University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-1882
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