Your Future

Bachelor of Communication Studies Student Work Classroom Sketches

A Bachelor of Communication Studies is in high demand across a variety of industries, and the types of jobs you can do are numerous and diverse. The National Occupational Classification Codes (NOCS) lists about 300 occupational titles for journalists and other communications professionals combined.

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.


Career path twists 

You never know where your post-secondary path will lead you. In the fourth year of her Bachelor of Communications degree, Emily Vilcsak participated in a 12-week human rights training program. "Now, I'm looking at a career in immigration law," says Emily.

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Take credit for your work

Check transfer agreements between this program and other post-secondary institutions in Alberta. Find out which transfer credits you may be awarded for individual courses.


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