The Communication Program
Graduates with a degree in communication from Saint Vincent College are effective communicators who can express themselves via speech, video and the written word. Communication majors and minors learn the intricacies of interpersonal and business communication, communication ethics, public presentation and much more.
Many of our graduates embark on successful careers in public relations, broadcasting, marketing, sports information and other media-related fields. But no matter what field our graduates choose, communicating effectively will be beneficial throughout their careers. Our faculty, experts in both communication philosophy and the media industry, help jumpstart our students’ professional journey.
What Can I Do With a Major in Communication?
The most likely career path of communication graduates will be in the media industry. Depending on their concentration, graduates work in public relations, advertising, marketing, broadcasting, sports information or in the film industry. Recent communication graduates from Saint Vincent College have found work with professional sports teams, local and national advertising agencies, in the public relations and marketing departments of national corporations and many more.
But a degree in communication is beneficial beyond the most natural career path. Courses in digital culture and media criticism will allow student to discern today’s media landscape intellectually, which is crucial in a democratized media world where the consumer has gained both more power and more responsibility.
At the same time, public presentation and writing classes teach skills that will be applicable to any business environment, helping students grow into confident, able professionals in the field of their choice.