More than 200 career opportunities are available to the department's majors. Since we are an information-oriented society, the job outlook for serious communication students is extremely bright. Graduates maintaining good grade averages and an enthusiastic and educated approach to the practice of communication have successfully found jobs in recent years.

Projected Earnings

Starting salaries generally range from $25,000 to $35,000, with potential earnings exceeding $65,000 to $85,000, depending on the field chosen and individual advancement.

Communication Alumni

  • Jesse Duarte (2005) – Newswriter and Reporter, St Helena Star
  • Lisa Breckenridge (1987) – Morning Entertainment/Lifestyle anchor for KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles
  • Navi Ganancial (2007) - Student Advocate, Academy of Art University, San Francisco
  • Lynne Doyle Thew (2002) - Ghost Writer
  • Samantha Burchard Mills (2001) - former church liaison to the United Nations, New York City
  • Joanne Park (2000) – Public Relations Professional, NBC, Burbank