From the Classroom to the Boardroom

Career discussion regarding the Business Communications Program

What Employers Look For:

1. National Association of Colleges and Employers: “Job Outlook 2016: Attributes Employers Want to See on New College Graduates’ Résumés”

Our communications courses prepare students for the top 5 skills:

  • Leadership
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Communication skills (writing)
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills (verbal)

2. Forbes: “The 10 Skills Employers Most Want in 2015 Graduates”

Our communications courses prepare students for 7 of the top 10 skills:

  • Ability to work in a team structure
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
  • Ability to communicate verbally with people inside and outside an organization
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work
  • Ability to obtain and process information
  • Ability to create and/or edit written reports
  • Ability to sell and influence others

3. CNBC: “The Skills Employers Are Looking For”

“Employers are increasingly seeking employees with so-called soft skills, or baseline skills, such as writing, communication, and organization” Stacy Rapacon.

Contact Us

Business Communications

Department of Business Communications

Dr. Mary Kay Boyd, Chair

777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
p: (561) 297-3940
office: FL(24) 348

Department of Business Communications Faculty and Staff

Department of Business Communications Faculty and Staff

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Accreditation

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

The FAU College of Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB
(The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accreditation agency for Schools of Business worldwide.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top 50 online graduate business programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA Sports Program

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business MBA in Sport Management program is among the best in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.

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Best Hospitality Program

Florida Atlantic University ranks on The 30 Best Hospitality Degree Programs in the U.S.!

Best For Vets

Best For Veterans

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business has been named the top business school in South Florida for veterans by Military Times magazine. It is also a top 50 business school in the country for veteran education, according to the 2015 “Best for Vets” survey.

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