Coe public relations graduates find success in a wide variety of career opportunities in the broad categories of public relations, marketing and journalism. Some graduates work as television reporters and anchors as well as newspaper writers and editors. Other graduates have successful careers in public relations, communications and marketing as writers, webmasters, media buyers, specialists, or sales representatives.
Coe public relations graduates commonly move into entry level positions as public relations practitioners upon graduation. Recent graduates have found meaningful positions in organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce, the American Red Cross, Go Daddy, Community First Credit Union, Noel-Levitz Consulting, etc. Others branch out into media, such as television, radio and newspaper. Still others are interested in related fields, such as graphic design or web development.
Those students continuing on to graduate schools have entered noted programs such as Communication Studies at the University of Northern Iowa and Advertising at the University of Texas – Austin. Others have entered MBA programs. Public relations majors at Coe are well prepared for professional success or graduate study.