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The BA in business with a concentration in communication is an innovative, transdisciplinary program that prepares students for positions in a variety of professions in which business and communication play an important role in ensuring success. Students in this program complete rigorous courses within the communication concentration in addition to the skill and core courses required of all W. P. Carey School of Business majors. Graduates have specific knowledge of business practices and the capacity to effectively communicate complex business information.

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Business (Communication), BA

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W. P. Carey School of Business

Polytechnic, Tempe, West, Lake Havasu City, Online

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Career outlook

Business communication has exploded as a distinct professional field as companies require rapid and considered responses, from conveying ordinary information to crisis communications. Historically, these positions have been staffed with people trained in communication, English, journalism or other fields but who lack specific business knowledge. Graduates of this program are qualified to enter these positions with knowledge that will be immediately useful to potential employers while advancing their careers.

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Management Analysts 14.3%$82,450
Training and Development Managers 10.3%$108,250
General and Operations Managers 9.1%$100,410
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers4.9%$71,650
Administrative Services Managers 10.1%$94,020
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 10.4%$111,280
Public Relations Specialists 8.8%$59,300
Sales Managers7.5%$121,060
Social and Community Service Managers 18%$64,100

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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