No matter where you work or what job duties you perform, the exceptional speaking, writing and critical thinking skills you gain through your Bachelor of Communications Studies will serve you well.

Add to this, your familiarity with communication technology, and you will find yourself in high demand across a variety of industries.


The National Occupational Classification Codes (NOCS) lists about 300 occupational titles for journalists and other communications professionals.

Communications professionals are employed by:

  • Print and digital publications
  • Radio and television networks and stations
  • Software developers
  • Civic, provincial and federal government departments
  • Corporations and companies
  • Industries - oil and gas, agriculture, telecommunications
  • Health, science, and educational organizations
  • Non-government organizations (NGO)

The Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) hosts detailed occupational profiles, salary survey data, trend reports and assessment tools to help you choose and plan a life-long career that matches your skills and interests.

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All courses completed in this program are credit courses and may be transferable toward further study at post-secondary institutions in Alberta.