In a time when people are bombarded with messages, our world needs professional communicators who bring meaning and clarity to complex situations.

Major Roadmap

Major Roadmap

Explore your options — classes, internships, research and study abroad. Find what interests you, discover what you love, and create a major experience that jumpstarts your future. 

Communication Major Guide

As a Communication major, you’ll begin by studying the principles of communication, but you’ll also become adept at applying them — so you can take your skills to a Fortune 500 company, fledgling nonprofit or buzzing startup.

And Austin is the perfect place to be a Communication major. Our students intern at places like Livestrong, Margin Walker Presents (a boutique concert promotions agency) and the Austin Film Society.

What do our graduates do?

Communication majors go on to a variety of careers and graduate schools from St. Edward’s. Here’s a sample.

  • Launched a growing nonprofit for hearing and vision screenings
  • Landed the prestigious Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship at FleishmanHillard
  • Won an Emmy Award for coverage of a Pittsburgh water main break that grew into a water crisis
  • Become a technical writer at leading employment search engine (and Austin company) Indeed
  • Been named director of marketing and communications for a Bay Area nonprofit
  • Gone on to become a broker for a real estate investment firm

For more information on the Communication major, please contact sking1 [at] (Stephen A. King), chair of the Department of Communication

Unfiltered: My Last Semester

Unfiltered: My Last Semester

Go behind the scenes with Communication major Patricia Medina ’19 as she graduates from St. Edward’s and begins her career as a creative specialist at GoDaddy.