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Career Options

With a degree in communications or writing, you’ll open doors in fields ranging from journalism to advertising, policy to entertainment and much more.

  • Author
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Reporter
  • Screenwriter
  • Speech Writer
  • Sportscaster
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Coursework Highlights

Find courses that give you the knowledge and skills to stand out from the pack.

  • Advanced Fiction Workshop
  • Broadcast and Digital Newswriting
  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Speech and Language
  • Conceptual and Creative Thinking in Media Planning
  • Critical Perspective on News
  • Foundations of Inquiry in Human Communication
  • Integrated Advertising Campaigns
  • TV and Digital News Producing and Presenting

Featured Employers

Our graduates land jobs with top employers.

  • CBS
  • Condé Nast
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Deloitte
  • ESPN
  • MLB Network
  • NBCUniversal
  • Paramount
  • RCA Records
  • Saatchi & Saatchi
  • SiriusXM
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Warner Bros. Discovery
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My goal has been to fuse anthropology with journalism and find a way to utilize both those degrees in my career. Through the diversity of classes I’ve taken, I have more ideas and have improved my techniques.

Cameron McKeon ’23 Magazine, News and Digital Journalism, and Anthropology S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Cameron McKeon ’23 sitting and writing.

Clubs and Organizations

Learning happens inside and outside the classroom. Make connections to build your resume and your network.

  • CitrusTV
  • Equal Time Magazine
  • Intertext
  • National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association
  • Orange Aerial Productions
  • The Renegade Magazine
  • TEDx Syracuse University
  • WeMedia Lab
  • Women in Communications
  • Writing and Rhetoric Student Organization
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Student broadcasting during Boost the Cuse week.

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