Recent graduates from the masters (M.A.) program have taken positions in corporations such as State Farm Insurance, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, and Trekk Cross-Marketing; in nonprofit agencies such as the Lions Club International, Community Choices Cooperative, and Institute for Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois; and in consulting companies such as Bearing Point, Epic, and Booz Allen Hamilton. Others have continued to our doctoral program or other doctoral programs in Communication or related fields. For a list of where some recent M.A. graduates of the department are now, see here.

Recent graduates from the doctoral (Ph.D.) program have taken positions at many universities, including University of Iowa, Texas A&M University, Northwestern University, University of Pittsburgh, College of Wooster, North Carolina State University, University of Kentucky, Arizona State University, Purdue University, Wayne State University, College of Mount Saint Vincent, Northeastern University, University of Texas-Austin, Indiana University, and California Polytechnic University. For a complete list of academic appointments and research areas of recent Ph.D. graduates, see here.