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Maybe you’ve imagined yourself designing a strategic health campaign—or helping to shape public policy about our National Parks. Maybe you want to begin a non-profit organization or own your own public relations firm? By studying Communication at California State University Channel Islands (CI), you’ll receive an education that’s creative, innovative, grounded in theoretical understanding and focused on giving you hands-on experience.

We offer:

Major

Minor

Your program

CI is known for its interdisciplinary approach to learning and our Communication program is no exception. You’ll work in groups, make a variety of presentations, build your leadership skills and expand your knowledge about communication channels—from face-to face to the Internet. You’ll understand the importance of Communication in the workplace—and in your community. You’ll also benefit from:

  • Small classes so you get personalized attention from your professors
  • Access to state-of-the-art resources
  • Hands-on learning opportunities—both in class and through internships

Your future

Your Communication degree from CI will prepare you for innumerable careers, from nonprofit and business management to health services, international relations to media entertainment, and advertising to teaching. You’ll also be prepared to continue your studies at graduate or professional schools.

Top careers include:

  • Corporate communications
  • Environmental advocacy
  • Event planning
  • Health campaign strategy
  • HR development and training
  • Mediation
  • Non-profit/business management
  • Public relations and strategy
  • Sales and marketing
  • Teaching

Your future income

Visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics to learn more about the outlook for your future career.