Undergraduate & Graduate Degrees in Washington, DC

Communication (B.A.)

How much of the evening news is about what happens in Washington, DC? As one of the nation’s top media markets, and a hotbed of organizations promoting their message, Washington is an ideal place to study the field of communication.

As a communication student at Trinity, you will study how people and organizations communicate, and the role of public discourse and mass communication.

A degree in communication will prepare you for many different careers and is flexible enough to suit many interests.  The communications industry includes jobs in journalism, public relations, advertising, mass media, publishing, and marketing.  At Trinity, you can take advantage of the many internship and field-based opportunities available in Washington; recent internships include prestigious organizations such as National Geographic, CNN, C-SPAN, CBS, Kennedy Center, as well as other local television stations, public relations firms, lobbying groups, and political offices.

Trinity’s schedule of evening and weekend classes is designed with busy professionals in mind. Dedicated professors will help you develop written and oral communication skills, and an increased understanding of human interaction. Trinity’s smaller class sizes allow one-on-one faculty-student relationships that are not available at larger schools.

Communication (B.A.) Careers & Internships

  • Broadcaster
  • Public relations specialist
  • Advertising associate
  • Technical writer
  • Associate producer
  • Customer relations manager
  • Sports information director
  • Lobbyist
  • Internet consultant
  • Market research analyst
  • Marketing representative
  • Television producer
  • Speech pathologist
  • Copywriter

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