Communication / Careers

A communication degree prepares students for a career in many areas, including business, public relations, media, nonprofit, government, law and education. Whether writing, teaching, serving customers, disseminating information to the public, or managing workers, a communication degree provides the skills and knowledge necessary for professional achievement.

Graduates of Meredith’s communication program frequently go on to graduate school in communication, psychology, social work or law school. Others hold professional positions with leading employers such as:

  • Executive Team Leader for Human Resources
  • Virtual Sales Account Manager at Cisco
  • Graduate work, MBA
  • Partner Program Administrator at Cisco
  • Professional School Counselor
  • Media Services Assistant
  • Contracts Manager at Blackboard
  • Marketing Communications Manager
  • Graduate work in Counseling
  • NC State Government
  • Curtis Media Group
  • Law School
  • Sideline Reporter, Time Warner Cable Sports
  • Technical Recruiter
  • Software Sales
  • Stewardship and Donor Relations
  • Children's Hospital Training and Credentialling Coordinator
  • Admissions Counselor, High Point University
  • Grief Counselor
  • Analyst
  • Financial Services Representative
  • Wake County Government
  • Graduate work in Social Work


Why major in Communication?


Contact Information

Teresa Holder
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