Future Student Resources

Future Student Resources

Resources for Future Students

The need for polished communicators is ever-present. If you're looking for a degree that opens the doors to a wide range of opportunities, consider studying Communication.

Communication Degrees & Programs

The Communication Department at UCCS offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. Our programs offer a diverse range of specialization options, including:

  • General Communication
  • Media Studies
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Professional Communication (Organization, Strategic, or Leadership)
  • Sports Communication

Internship Opportunities

studio experience for digital filmmaking students

As a Communication student, we recommend you complete an internship while pursuing your bachelor's degree.

Internships are an opportunity to gain real-world experience and blend what you've learned throughout your courses with hands-on training in a professional setting.

Careers Possibilities

Studying Communication equips you with a comprehensive understanding of human communication, including interpersonal, organizational, and mass media communication. Check out some of our alumni to see where a degree in Communication can take you.

Potential Career Fields:

Electronic Media/Radio/Television
  • Director of Broadcasting
  • Producer
  • Market Researcher
  • Technical Writer
  • Web developer
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Editor
  • News Writer
  • Technical Writer
  • Newscaster
  • Anchorperson
  • Advertising
  • Advertising Specialist
  • Copywriter
  • Media Planner
  • Creative Director
  • Media Buyer/Sales Representative
Public Relations
  • Publicist
  • Lobbyist
  • Account Executive
  • Corporate Public Affairs

Digital Film / Cinema

  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film Editor
  • Film Critic
  • Cinematographer
  • Video Production Specialist
Health Care
  • Health Educator/Communicator
  • Health Campaign Director
  • Health Communication Analyst
  • Medical Grant Writer
  • Hospital Director of Communication

Government / Politics

  • Political Campaign Director
  • Public Information Office Writer
  • Program Coordinator
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Manager
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Negotiator / Mediator
  • Director of Training and Development
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Legal Researcher
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Reporter
  • Mediation & Negotiation Specialist

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you are considering pursuing a degree in Communication, we recommend checking out our FAQs page for more information. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any further questions or concerns.