Career Paths

A degree in Communication & Media Studies helps students develop practical communication skills for engagement around campus, in the workplace, at  home, in society, and in the world. Students who earn a degree in Communication & Media Studies successfully find employment opportunities in a variety of areas where they will need effective  interpersonal, organizational, intercultural, ethical, and media savvy communication expertise. A bachelor degree in Communication & Media Studies also prepares students who want to enter graduate school for advanced studies in communication, media, education, or other related fields.

For more information, visit the National Communication Association website, http://www.natcom.org/; or visit Career Services in the Global Education Office.

Careers in communications and media:

See the U.S. Department of Labor Outlook for a complete list.

Useful Skills for Jobs in the Communications Field

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong oral presentation skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication
  • Effective conflict negotiation skills
  • Acute Problem-solving abilities
  • Perceptive leadership potential
  • Independent and Collaborative communication competence
  • Understanding of professional/organizational communication structures

Contact Us

Department of Communication and Media Studies

Cathie LeBlanc, Department Chair
Hyde Hall 235B
Phone: (603) 535-3122
E-mail: cleblanc@plymouth.edu
Fax: (603) 535-2780

Mailing Address
Department of Communication and Media Studies, MSC 60
Plymouth State University
17 High Street
Plymouth, NH 03264