Explore Your Options With a Communications Degree

May 18th, 2012 by

Online Communications DegreeNot everyone knows exactly what they would like to do for long term employment. If you enjoy being social, feeling as if you have some skills in communicating with others through various mediums but you still aren’t sure what career is for you, consider earning an Associate Degree in Communications.

Studying to receive this degree online can be a great way to attend school and work at the same time, or even study while taking care of your family. Read on to learn more about your communication options.

Typical Course Offerings

There are dozens of different courses you can choose from when pursuing an Associate Degree in Communications. Opt for those courses which you feel strongest in and that you enjoy the most. Some examples include photography, media writing, art history or even web design.

Possible Careers for Graduates

After receiving your degree, you can use your new skills to secure a job in many different fields. Some graduates find work in the field of public relations, in journalism, in blogging and social media or even as news photographers. Many jobs are also open in seemingly unrelated fields like business or healthcare, as a good communicator is necessary in every company or organization.


About the Author:

Sandy Davis

Sandy Davis is a long-time educator who holds a Master’s Degree in Education, having taught English, writing, and communication on the secondary and college levels. With ten years of experience in blogging, social media and content management, she is a freelance writer and content marketing specialist for a diverse range of clients.

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