Students graduating from Catholic University with a degree in Media and Communication Studies possess skills that are in demand in many career areas. The research, writing, and critical thinking skills students learn through critiquing and creating cultural texts are strengths that can be applied in any field.

  • The faculty and staff in the Media and Communication Studies Department will guide you toward internships, career-oriented research opportunities, and graduate school possibilities.
  • The Center for Academic and Career Success will help you create a customized action plan, consider career options, work with you to develop your résumé and cover letter, and assist you with the job-search process.
  • Our active alumni network will help you make the connections you will need to get your career off to a great start.
A recent survey of 2017 graduates found that 94 percent were either employed, in graduate school or volunteering, earning an average salary of $51,531 within six months of graduation. More than 80 percent completed at least one internship during their undergraduate experience, and more than half completed two or more internships. Learn more about student outcomes.
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    Where Are They Now?

    Media and Communication Studies alumni are making their mark in tech, film, television, media education, advocacy, and many other fields.

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    Academic and Career Success

    Our trained advisors are ready to help you get on track toward your career goals from the first day you set foot on campus. 

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