Do you enjoy problem-solving and creative thinking? Do you thrive working on a diverse team?

A degree in Communication can open the door to careers in the non-profit, government, tech, media, or corporate sectors with jobs including marketing, event planning, crisis communication strategy, public relations, writing and editing, management, strategic communications, fundraising, journalism, and education.  

Learn how to craft messages strategically to connect with diverse audiences. Build skills and confidence as a communicator. Develop active listening strategies.  

Careers in Communication 

Communication skills are one of the top skills employers are looking for!

  • Develop social media and marketing strategies as a Communication Director 
  • Strategize how an organization or company communicates with the public as a Public Relations Manager 
  • Represent actors, writers, athletes, or musicians as an Agent or Business Manager 
  • Plan special events and fundraisers as an Events Coordinator 
  • Create brand strategy and marketing campaigns as a Marketing Associate

Transfer Opportunities and Pathways

Communications majors can be found at many bachelor’s-granting institutions. Some universities and colleges may even have similar but more specified majors to explore that could better align with your interests. Although the College of Marin only focuses on 22 majors, transfer institutions often have hundreds of choices, giving students more options to find their best academic fit.

  • Search a list of communication-related majors at the UCs and CSUs
  • Compare average admit GPAs across similar majors at the UCs
  • Learn what major prep courses you need to take to transfer to the UCs or CSUs
  • Explore similar majors at private and out-of-state institutions
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