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Business degree


Warren Buffett once told a class of business students that he would pay $100,000 for 10 percent of their future earnings — and increase his bid by 50 percent if they also possessed effective communication skills. Pairing valuable communication expertise with a versatile business foundation, the W. P. Carey business degree in communication prepares you for a bright future in your industry and career of choice.

Business communication degree courses

The business degree in communication teaches you how to persuade and negotiate, collaborate with peers, manage and work in teams, connect with customers, and influence business success through writing, public speaking, and other forms of communication. Learn to lead and inspire through courses like:

  • Business Law and Ethics for Managers
  • Business Writing
  • Communication in Business and the Professions
  • Communication, Conflict, and Negotiation
  • Communication in Professions
  • Communication Training and Development
  • Communication and Work Relationships
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Global Supply Operations
  • Leadership in Group Communication
  • Marketing and Business Performance
  • Organization and Management Leadership
  • Principles of International Business
  • Survey of International Economics
  • Writing for the Professions

Customize your experience 

You can earn your business degree in communication on ASU’s Tempe campus, West campus, or Polytechnic campus, from the Arizona State University Colleges at Lake Havasu City, or through ASU Online. No matter where you study, you’ll be a business student with access to all the same W. P. Carey resources and support.

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Careers in business communication

The business degree in communication prepares you for diverse and exciting opportunities, including any of the following careers.

Career Growth* Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Administrative Services Managers 12.47% $81,080
Advertising and Promotions Managers   $96,720
Business Continuity Planners   $67,280
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 15.12% $73,660
Chief Executives   $168,140
Copy Writers 14.81% $55,940
Cost Estimators 25.34% $58,860
Editors   $53,880
General and Operations Managers     $95,440
Green Marketers     $96,720
Human Resources Managers   $102,780
Industrial Production Managers   $89,190
Loss Prevention Managers 7.32% $100,890
Management Analysts 23.87% $78,600
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists   $61,290
Marketing Managers   $127,130
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers    $101,510
Regulatory Affairs Managers   7.32% $100,890
Sales Managers 14.95% $105,260
Search Marketing Strategists   $83,410
Security Managers 7.32% $100,890
Social and Community Service Managers 13.78% $59,970
Supply Chain Managers   7.32% $100,890
Technical Writers 18.18% $65,500
Transportation Managers   $81,830

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Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

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