Communications degree ranks second on list of degrees employers love

From the article: If there’s one thing we love to do in this age of the Internet, it’s communicating. With everything from Twitter and Facebook to chat rooms and blogs blasting us every minute of every day, a degree in communications seems relevant.

The “Hard Times” report found a 7.4 percent unemployment rate among recent grads of communications. And the unemployment rate for experienced grads was even lower at 6.3 percent.

What’s behind these strong numbers? Carnevale says communications is growing even though print journalism is not. He adds that “communications includes a lot of the Internet stuff and a lot of the institutional work.”

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The Nicholson School of Communication is a complex, diverse and large academic unit in the College of Sciences at UCF dedicated to providing intellectual leadership in the areas of communication scholarship through quality academic programs and significant scholarly research. The Nicholson School of Communication’s two core missions are (1) excellence in education and (2) excellence in research.

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