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What Can I Do With A Major In Media and Communication Studies

A major in Media and Communication Studies (MCS) focuses on communication skills in the spoken and written form, and the exploration of why people communicate as they do in various formats and contexts.    The MCS major prepares students for careers in the communication and information industries as well as leadership positions in business, law, politics, education and non-profits. Depending upon their interests, MCS graduates may find employment opportunities as communication consultants, media and marketing specialists, trainers, and public relations specialists.   Students are also well prepared to enter a variety of graduate and professional school programs.

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Account Executive
Associate Producer
Audio/Visual Specialist
Broadcasting Journalist
Campaign Manager
Communications Lawyer
Communications Professor
Copy Writer
Counselor
Customer/Consumer Relations
Editorial Assistant
Entertainment Agent
Events Planner
Fundraiser
Government Relations
Graphic Artist
Guidance Counselor
Human Resources Manager
Journalist
Manager/Administrator
Market Research Analyst
Media Specialist
Negotiator
News Associate
Photographer
Photojournalist
Production Assistant
PSA Director
Public Relations Specialist
Publisher
Radio & TV Sports Announcer
Recruiter
Sales Representative
Social Worker
Special Events Coordinator
Speech Pathologist
Technical Writer
Translator

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