Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Employers today seek graduates who are able to communicate clearly and effectively, think analytically, solve problems and thrive with their co-workers. A communication studies degree provides you with those marketable skills. We are a vibrant department with full and part-time faculty who are experts in a variety of fields in communication studies, who are focused on your success.

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communication Studies prepares students for a wide variety of careers including advertising, business, sales, communication consulting, training and development, human resources, politics, government, health fields, and other careers that focus on problem-solving interactions, management, and human relations.

Concentrations Offered

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Journalism
  • Organizational Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Health Communication (Pending Approval)
  • Media, Culture, and Society (Pending Approval)
Degree Requirements

Master of Arts in Communication

The MA in Communication Studies is designed for the working professional who wants to advance in his or her professional career as well as the recent graduate who is interested in continuing their education.

Graduate students will build a plan of study that reflects their career interests in consultation with their academic mentor (advisor).

Apply online through August 1, 2017 for fall admission. Applications submitted by July 1, 2017 will be eligible for scholarships (those submitted after the July 1 deadline will not be considered for incoming scholarships).

Please direct questions to our Coordinator of the Graduate Program, Dr. Larry Lambert lllamber@iusb.edu.

Our 36-credit hour graduate program has four concentrations:

  • Health Communication
  • Interaction and Social Processes
  • Media Studies
  • Strategic Communication
Degree Requirements

Minors

Our minors are a good way to augment any academic major offered at IU South Bend:

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