Communication Careers and Outcomes

A degree in communication from Houghton College provides opportunities for a variety of fulfilling careers, as demonstrated by the lists below. In a recent survey of Houghton communication graduates, 100 percent of respondents reported being employed in their field or attending a graduate program within one year of graduation from college.

What they’re doing

  • Advertising account executive
  • College administration
  • Editors
  • Feature journalists for an NPR affiliate
  • Film producer
  • High school teachers
  • Human Resources Director
  • Journalists
  • Librarians
  • Marketing representatives
  • Media manager for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Newspaper editors
  • Non-profit administration
  • Pastor
  • Politicians
  • Public relations
  • Radio positions
  • Sports marketing/promotions
  • Technical writer
  • Television news director
  • Television sports anchor
  • Web designer
  • Youth ministers

Grad Schools Attended

  • Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Binghamton University
  • Boston University
  • DePaul University
  • Georgia State University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Regent University
  • St. Bonaventure University
  • St. John Fisher College
  • Syracuse University
  • Trinity Lutheran Seminary
  • University of Buffalo
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Southern California - Annenburg School for Communication
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Vermont
  • Wayne State University
  • Wheaton College
  • William & Mary

100% of Communication majors responding to a recent survey reported being employed or in graduate school.



Alumni Success

Adeyinka Araromi '14

Product designer (UX/UI), Wayfair


David Bruno'15

Marketing and communications director, Kingdom Bound Ministries


Mengfei Li '11

International news reporter, Christian Broadcasting Network


Elaine Tooley '05

Director of creative communications, Wake Forest University


M.A., integrated marketing communications, St. Bonaventure University

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