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Communication Studies Major

Communication studies is a dynamic, ever-changing field of study that offers an array of exciting and rewarding career paths as well as preparation for graduate school. You can gain the knowledge and experience you need to be successful through our communication studies program. Our unique, broad-based curriculum includes a wide range of subjects and theoretical perspectives.

Mount Union’s Department of Communication majors have landed positions at local, regional and national media outlets such as the Associated Press, Log Home Living Magazine, Fox Sports Ohio, WJW Fox 8 Cleveland, WEWS News Net 5 Cleveland, 1450 WJER AM and The Canton Repository, among others. They can also be found working in the public relations in agency settings and for organizations including Aramark, COSI, Nationwide Insurance, Harvard University and George Washington University. Some own their own businesses.

Department of Communication majors also have pursued graduate studies at institutions across the country including the University of Georgia, University of Wisconsin, Youngstown State University, Northwestern University, Syracuse University, The Ohio State University, Kent State University and University of Akron.

The major in communication studies is administered by the Department of Communication, which also offers programs in integrated media and public relations as well as a minor in communication.

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