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Communication Studies (B.A.)

Communication is the key to keeping the world connected

In a global society where technology is advancing faster than ever, communication in all forms is an essential part of keeping people connected.

The B.A. program is designed to help students build critical thinking, writing, interviewing, and public relations skills and includes foundational instruction in media theory, as well as journalistic, media, and research writing, across both traditional and digital / online media format. Students are prepared for the real-world of media with practical training on how to create content for print and digital publications.

The Art of Communication is the Language of Leadership

Learning by doing is the ultimate classroom. That’s why the Communication Studies program includes more than just lectures and classroom instruction. Students in the program receive:

  • Exciting externship opportunities in the real world of media and communications
  • Dedicated faculty with strong ties to the industry and extensive experience
  • Opportunities to select a double major enhancing your career options after graduation.
  • Fascinating electives to choose from including – Sports Reporting, and Equine Journalism.
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Career Opportunities

 Where can a Communication Studies degree from St. Andrews take you?

Just about anywhere. Why? Because communication is rooted in every industry out there. Plus, graduates receive lifetime career placement assistance, making it easier to find the right fit for your career goals.

PR, Marketing and Advertising

Writing / Publishing

Social Media Manager

Journalist / Reporter

News Anchor

Human Resources

If you have any questions about our communication program, email Dr. Matthew Dorr.