Careers

Despite transitions in the mass communication industries, career options remain healthy for students who carefully plan their educational paths.

Film and Video majors specialize in the interworking of the production and development of media in motion. Students with these skills may hone in on one aspect of the production process or may chose to independently create. For more information regarding students seeking career opportunities in the film industry, view  CAREERS FOR FILM.
Journalism and public relations majors have the skills to meet the high demand for accurate and immediate information. Journalism careers are centered on content creation and discovery for organizations, both for-profit and non-profit, and various media outlets. For more information on careers for Journalism majors, view JOURNALISM CAREERS.
Speech majors have the marketable skill of communication through words. These skills create an opportunity to endeavor professional fields including but not limited to law, teaching, business and public relations. For more information on how speech majors can use their communication skills to specialize in various careers, view SPEECH CAREERS.
There are many career options for Theatre graduates who are skilled communicators through acting, word, sound and movement. These skills create an opportunity to endeavor professional fields including but not limited to acting, directing, film acting, film and video. There is also writing plays, screenplays, and TV shows. For students with a concentration in technical studies there is work as stage managers, production work, lighting and sound design, costume design, set design, producing, ticket sales, front of house management and many other related careers.