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Career Paths in Communication Studies

Expert communicators are in great demand in today's job market. A bachelor's degree in communication opens doors to careers or advanced study in business and technology, public relations and advertising, government, social and human services, counseling, law and education.

Career Paths in Public Relations

Public relations practitioners research public perceptions and community interests, counsel top management, design campaigns and assess their impact, manage message design, work with traditional and social media, handle crisis communications and serve the public interest. Our bachelor's degree in public relations is designed to develop essential expertise required of professionals working in public relations, community relations and marketing communication.

Alumni

Our alumni have secured jobs in everything from public relations to education. Read more about graduates Jenny Davis and Mark Granlund — and the careers that followed their Marylhurst education.

 

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February 15, 2016

Marylhurst Transfer Day

Are you considering a bachelor's degree? Do you have college credit from other schools? Are you wondering how your college credit can transfer towa...

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February 17, 2016

A Brief Look at the History of Photography

When Edward Curtis began his epic project The North American Indian in 1900 photography was only 61 years old. How did it begin and evolve to that ...

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February 18, 2016

Toastmasters at Marylhurst

Toastmasters is an internationally recognized forum for improving speaking skills. Open to students, faculty, staff and the general public. The Mar...

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