Professional Communications

Professional Communications

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Prepare for a career by learning skills valued by employers across the world: skills and theories of oral, written and mediated communications. You will develop ethical know-how to communicate with diverse audiences. Whether you need to write a letter, give a speech, post a blog, make a video or leverage the power of social media, a major in Professional Communications will prepare you for what lies ahead.

Program Highlights

  • Available completely online.
  • Grounded in theory, ethics, application and real-world experience.
  • Active faculty engaged in research, editing, publishing and service on state, regional, and national boards and committees.
  • Education Abroad opportunities that build global communication skills and perspective.

Program Distinctions

  • Interdisciplinary and cooperative program between English, Mass Communications and Communication Studies. 

Continuing Education

Major Minor Online Courses

University Facts & Stats

  • 93% of communication studies and English graduates employed
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • $106 million in scholarships loans and grants
  • Top 3% of the most affordable universities in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" ranking

Popular Careers

  • Social media strategist
  • Public Relations manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Communications director
  • Account supervisor
  • Copywriter