In our communication degree, you'll develop the key skills you need to become a successful communication professional.
Students have a knowledge of theory and practice of communication with focused interdisciplinary study in other areas at RIT. They are capable of conducting scientific and applied research, writing reports, manuals, newsletters, and instructions. Students are ready to assist in communication training programs focusing on leadership, presentations, problem-solving, analytical discussions, and media relations.
Program job titles reported
Social Media Specialist; Communication and Marketing Coordinator; Director of Development; Technical Writer; Campaign Manager
Program significant points
- Students complete a professional core, which gives them an additional competency related to their sub-discipline. These cores are usually in business, graphic media, film and television, photography, or health communication.
- All students have a working knowledge of the Adobe Suite programs.
Select program hiring partners
EagleView; Entercom; Fitch Construction, Inc.; Genesee Country Village & Museum; Oman American Business Center (AmCham Oman); Palmer Trinity School; RIT - College of Liberal Arts; RIT - The Wallace Center; RIT-NTID - Center On Access Technology; RIT-NTID - Dept of Cultural & Creative Studies; Rutgers University - Rutgers Business School; SerVu Solutions; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; YPC Media
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Cooperative education, or co-op for short, is full-time, paid work experience in your field of study. And it sets RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. RIT co-op is designed for your success.
Students in the communication degree are required to complete one block of cooperative education.