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The following degrees are offered by the Department of Communication.

Major Undergraduate Graduate Online

Communication Studies

MinorB.A. M.A. B.A.

Program Description

Communication Studies focuses on the ways that people make use of both verbal and nonverbal messages to generate meanings within various contexts, cultures, and media. Courses provide a strong theoretical foundation in communication as well as an emphasis on improvement in practical communication skills. Majors in Communication Studies have the flexibility to focus on specific areas of interest while obtaining a thorough understanding of communications. 


Major Undergraduate Graduate Online

Health Communications

Certificate

Program Description

The graduate certificate in Health Communication is an interdisciplinary program that requires 18 hours of graduate level courses. The courses selected for this certificate are chosen for their applicability for individuals working in the health care industry and for consumers who wish to understand the role of communication in health care processes and outcomes. The graduate certificate helps students apply their knowledge of communication in the health care field. In addition, the certificate may be beneficial to individuals already working in the health care industry but who wish to have an advanced understanding of the role of communication in health or wish to advance their careers.


Major Undergraduate Graduate Online

Strategic Communication

MinorB.S. B.S.M.S.

Program Description

The strategic communications program prepares students to use advertising, public relations, social media, and organizational communication to build mutually beneficial relationships between an organization and its key stakeholders.


Major Undergraduate Graduate Online
Strategic Communication
(Technology Law and Policy)
M.S.

Program Description

The Master of Science in Strategic Communications with a Concentration in Technology Law and Policy online program focuses on the critical thinking, analysis, and practical skills you need to develop and implement communication strategies that address real-world issues. Learn how to deploy an array of tools to craft, track and measure communication effectiveness while gaining a functional understanding of paid, earned, shared and owned media.