Communication is everywhere. And its technological evolution has created many different and growing opportunities to work in the field. Of course, as career options have expanded, so too have the available concentrations and degrees in the discipline.

Learn about media law, how the media presents information and news, and how it influences public perceptions and opinions. Prepare to become a journalist by studying writing, editing, world cultures, and journalistic ethics. Choose broadcasting or photojournalism. Learn how to produce and distribute communications through radio, television, and digital channels like the Web and apps. Focus your studies on the theories and practices of public relations and advertising and the business of image management and brand communication. Or earn a degree in publishing and apply your skills to editing manuscripts and designing book covers. This is the versatility of communications.

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With so many categories within communications, journalism, and related studies programs, it can be a bit daunting when trying to decide which best fits your interests or career aspirations. To help you decipher the diversity, we're breaking down 5 popular options below: