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The communications degree program addresses strongly articulated employer requirements for the workplace through an integrated program model.

The degree provides the basic theoretical foundations of the discipline, allows for appropriate branching outside the traditional curriculum, and permits a drawing from appropriate course in the disciplines of information sciences and technology, communications, arts and sciences, English and business.

The degree in communications provides an option for students who wish to develop their written and verbal skills in an effort to gain professional employment in such fields as public relations, publishing, speech writing, and special events planning.

Who should consider this degree?

Interest in writing and journalism
Interest in Business but not finance oriented
Interest in Mass Media
Interest in Public Relations
Interest in the influence of technology
Interest in Communication but want more specialization

Careers in Corporate Communications

Media Relations
Community Relations
Investor Relations
Employee Relations
Marketing Communications
Special Events Planner
Fundraising
Speech Writing
Communication Trainer
Internal Consulting
Community Affairs
Public Relations

For more information on the Communications degree major, you may send an email inquiry directly to Susan M. Fredricks at smf17@psu.edu,or call her at 610-892-1373.