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The Communication Studies major is designed to prepare students with foundational communication principles and relational communication skills for a wide variety of contexts and careers that involve working with people and are important for effective leadership, training, and service.
Get hands-on experience from knowledgeable professors who approach communications with truth, ethics, and an attitude of service.
With campus close to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, students can take advantage of opportunities in Minnesota’s thriving business and communication industries.
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The Communication Department helped me discover my creative and academic strengths and weaknesses, encouraging me to explore different areas of study. From my first class in radio workshop as a freshman to my Senior internship with Northwestern Media, professors connected me with people in a variety of fields and help me network my skills. The relationships that I formed with professors, students, and professionals in the media industry continue to help me in my job today.
The Communication Department has helped me understand how to show my faith through my work's integrity.
You will gain verbal and writing skills to communicate in a clear and consistent manner.