Communication Addresses 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities

The Department of Communication is dedicated to advancing knowledge about communication and its practice in society. We examine how meaning is created and negotiated in human interaction to address the personal, professional, and public communication challenges and opportunities posed by 21st century life. Research from our renowned faculty experts examines the complexity of communication processes in personal relationships, social networks, organizations and communities. This knowledge provides unique insights for innovations in communication across the domains of health, technology, business, government, civil society and the environment.

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Select a Program That Fits Your Career Goals

Your knowledge of theoretical and applied applications will enable you to find success in any number of arenas in the communication field. Our programs prepare you to become leaders in private, public and civil sectors by developing a deep and practical appreciation of how communication shapes the world in which we live. 

Learn More About the Communication Department

We are dedicated to providing innovative teaching and engagement with our students. Students in Communication can select courses that focus on Organizational Communication, Mediated Communication, Health Communication, Family and Relational Communication. 

Engage With Renowned Experts

The Communication Department faculty is comprised of experts in a variety of fields. Our faculty include multiple national and international award winners, dissertation award winners, NCA and ICA division chairs, keynote addressees at national and international conferences, journal editors and editorial board members for leading academic journals, authors of scholarly books, and those who have secured millions of dollars in grant funding.