What to Expect

King’s offers two areas of study in the communications field: Computers and Information Systems and Mass Communications.  Both programs provide students with the practical knowledge and skills regard by the many facets of the communications industry.

CIS involves the study of systems analysis, systems design, database management, and computer programming, as related to the development and implementation of information systems. Mass Communications provides students with the practical knowledge and skills required by the many facets of the field and allow you to tailor your interests in four tracks: visual communications, new media, broadcasting and journalism. 


Career Paths

Computer and Information Systems majors work in almost every area of business and government. Depending on your interests, you might choose a career in:

  • Computer programming
  • Telecommunications
  • Database administration
  • Systems analysis and design

With the popularity of the Internet, new media and electronic commerce, our Mass Comm. majors find employment in almost any aspect of the corporate world, including:

  • Broadcasting, audio and video production
  • Graphic and web design
  • Journalism
  • Public relations

Recent Graduates

Here are just a few examples of job positions and workplaces where our alumni have found success:

  • Cross Valley Federal Credit Union, Assistant VP of Data Operations, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  • Draftworldwide, Account Services/Freelance Writer, New York City N.Y.
  • El Mensajero, Editor in Chief, Hazleton, Pa.
  • Magic 93, Radio Personality, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Graphic Design, Rochester, N.Y.
  • Thomas Education Direct, Web Developer, Scranton, Pa.
  • Trion Industries, Assistant Oracle Database Administrator, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  • U.S. Postal Service, Programmer/Analyst, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.