Our knowledgeable Christian professors have real-world experience as communication professionals and will equip you with the skills employers are looking for, such as teamwork, critical thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills. They will help you develop strong writing and speaking skills that will serve you well throughout your professional and personal life.
At Northwestern, you will apply Christ-centered values and ethics to situations in a variety of work settings, develop expertise in understanding how people communicate across different contexts, cultures, channels, and media, and gain knowledge of research methods to support communication initiatives.
This degree is taught in a blended format both online and on campus. It can be completed in as little as 18 - 22 months. This degree provides foundational skills, not only for jobs in the communication field, but also for roles in other sectors such as healthcare, financial services, government, nonprofits, and more.
If you have an interest in written and verbal communication, enjoy creating persuasive messages, and are interested in a career that offers the flexibility to work in any industry, this might be the right degree for you.
You will develop critical thinking skills and learn to communicate messages effectively.
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Professors at Northwestern are focused on their students first. Our faculty include experts in their respective fields who want to help you grow in your faith while you earn your degree.
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