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Communication Studies

Reach New Heights in Communication

Communication is the foundation for so much of what we do every day. Excellent communication skills are essential in every industry. 

When you pursue communication studies, you will explore how messages are sent and received in various contexts, cultures and relationships. You’ll grow as a writer, as a speaker, and as a listener; and you’ll hone communication skills that will enhance your professional and personal relationships.  

In two years, you’ll be ready to transfer to a four-year Minnesota State university to pursue your bachelor’s degree in communication or similar field.

Where Will Communication Studies Take You?

With a communication studies degree, you’ll have a lot of options for your career path. You’ll use your excellent communication and problem-solving skills to help organizations effectively communicate in various contexts. 

Graduates pursue positions in numerous fields including business communication, counseling, journalism, human resources and more.   

Did you know? Hiring managers continually rank good communication skills at the top of the list when it comes to hiring employees.* 

*Indeed career guide 

What Makes Our Communication Studies Program Unique?

Our award-winning communication studies faculty have been recognized with national, state and college honors for their teaching excellence and come from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds.

Communication Studies Program Basics

Communication Faculty

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