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Graduate Career Outcomes

"What can you do with a degree in communication?"

The answer to that question is as multifaceted as our fields of study, but one that we encourage every student to explore on their professional journey. See a sampling of the many careers that a communication degree can lead toward:

2017 Career Outcomes — Master's Degree Recipients

Each year, the DePaul University Career Center surveys the College of Communication's graduating class to assess their post-graduation status. Graduates are surveyed at graduation and six months after degree completion. Employment data also is gathered from LinkedIn profiles.


of 2017 Communication master's degree recipients were employed and/or pursuing advanced studies six months after degree completion


of employed graduates are in a job related to their degree


of employed graduates are in a new or better job immediately following graduation

These graduates are working in marketing, advertising and public relations, education, media and entertainment, healthcare, and nonprofits.

* All preceding data is courtesy the DePaul University Career Center, as presented in their 2017 Career Outcom​es study.