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Students studying communication

Why consider communication at Missouri State?

  • Our program pairs education with experience through internship and service-learning opportunities to promote community involvement and to provide vital job skills.

  • Within the communication studies degree, you can specialize into one of seven tracks. This specialization combined with internships and complementary minors increases your marketability when job searching.

  • Our health communication track is the only program of its kind in Missouri, preparing you for a career in the growing health care industry.

  • Our program strengthens your oral and written communication skills, which are in high demand by employers.

Exploring messages and their meanings

Through an emphasis on messages and their meanings, the communication studies program at Missouri State is a liberal arts program that explores how communication shapes society, what meanings are derived from communication messages, and how those messages are constructed, interpreted and evaluated. Our communication studies program examines human messages in a variety of contexts and allows you to specialize in one of seven tracks, preparing you for many different career and professional options after graduation.

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