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  • Program Benefits and Career Opportunities

    Employment of communication specialists is expected to grow faster than the average rate of job growth between now and 2018.* Monmouth's Corporate and Public Communication program provides students with an in-depth, multifaceted understanding of how information, media, and organizations intersect within our global society. Students enrolled in the CPC program learn how to apply theoretical concepts to a wide variety of professional settings.

    Students enrolled in the CPC program benefit from:

    • Dynamic and accessible faculty members who are recognized communication scholars and practitioners
    • Small class sizes
    • Hands-on experience through practical course projects, community service, internships, and real world case studies
    • Individualized plans of study in a flexible program that meets the needs of part-time and/or full-time students
    • Conducting original research

    Students develop career applicable skills in:

    • Professional and academic writing
    • Creating, executing and managing organizational communication plans
    • Training and development
    • Intercultural and diversity management
    • Crisis and issues management
    • Conflict management and negotiations
    • Professional oral presentations
    • Strategic digital communication
    • Audio, video, and web production
    • Leadership and advocacy
    • Teaching

    Evolving Career Opportunities in:

    With the emergence of new media technologies, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies depend increasingly on communication professionals. Our graduates will be poised to take advantage of these burgeoning career opportunities:

    • Public Relations
    • Digital Media
    • Professional Writing
    • Community Relations
    • Government Affairs
    • Marketing Director/Marketing Research
    • Nonprofit Fundraising/Management
    • Human Relations Management
    • Director of Communication
    • Health Communication
    • Student Affairs
    • Media Production
    • Lobbying and Advocacy
    • International Relations

    * Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Labor