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Career Outcomes

A master's degree in Organizational and Multicultural Communication can lead to a wide range of opportunities and possibilities for career options. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment in Human Resources, and Training and Labor Relations is expected to grow by 21% between 2010 and 2020, which is much faster than the average for all occupations (​). Degree holders in Organizational and Multicultural Communication will be much better positioned for the competitive job market than any other areas.

Below are the industry areas and specific positions and jobs relevant for Organizational and Multicultural Communication.

Industry Areas

  • Academia
  • Human Resources Management
  • Communication and Management Consulting
  • International and Intercultural Public Relations
  • Corporate Communication
  • Labor Relations
  • Corporate Education
  • Non-for-profit Organizations
  • Health Care Industry
  • Research and Development


  • Communication Strategist
  • Ombudsman and Corporate Mediator
  • Community Relations
  • Personnel Manager
  • Customer Relations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Diversity Manager/Consultant/Trainer
  • Public Administrator
  • Event Planner
  • Recruiter
  • Foreign Relations and Service Officer
  • Researcher
  • Fundraiser
  • Teacher
  • Instructional Designer
  • Training Specialist
  • Negotiator and Manager in Conflict and Labor Relations

According to the results from the Job Outlook 2012 survey (Job Outlook 2012, National Association of Colleges and Employers), employers look for the following skills and qualities from job candidates:

  • Ability to work in a team structure
  • Ability to verbally communicate with people both inside and outside the organization
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
  • Ability to obtain and process information
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work

Our program will help you acquire and sharpen these skills and more.

For more information including help with jobs and internships, networking, career advice and more, please visit DePaul's Career Center​.