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Athabasca University

Communication Studies (CS) Major

Gain a solid foundation and customize your degree to meet your professional needs

What can I do with a BPA-CS?

Graduates find that this degree helps them

  • acquire the knowledge and skills to perform a broader and more responsible range of tasks
  • gain a promotion
  • make a career change AND/OR
  • gain entry to graduate school

Your career options include such occupations as

  • lobbyist
  • public relations coordinator
  • legislative press secretary
  • community affairs director
  • special events promoter
  • public affairs analyst
  • media consultant
  • corporate communications manager
  • advertising coordinator
  • customer representative
  • communication trainer
  • human resources manager
  • marketing manager
  • marketing researcher
  • media planner
  • publicist
  • announcer
  • news Director
  • newscaster/narrator
  • producer
  • writer (e.g., news, film, documentary)
  • director
  • telecommunications manager
  • editorial project manager
  • reporter
  • managing editor
  • publisher
  • researcher
  • copy editor
  • correspondent
  • english as a second language (ESL) teacher

Updated August 13 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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