University of Charleston
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  • duration

    3 – 4 Years

  • format


  • location


Program Overview

You will learn to use communication theory and principles, as well as current technologies, to design and evaluate oral, written, or visual communication in a variety of professional settings. Focus areas in public relations, graphic design, marketing, advertising, and event management are integrated into the program through coursework and experience outside of the classroom.

Program Highlights

  • You’ll gain professional opportunities through practicum experiences, experiential learning, and internships.

  • Customize your degree by selecting course electives that align with your career goals. Finish the program in as few as three years.

  • You’ll be ready for graduate school and professional work in a wide variety of career fields.

Program Outcomes

  • Job Opportunities

    • Business
    • Advertising
    • Communication Education
    • Electronic Media/Radio
    • Journalism (Print or Electronic)
    • Marketing
    • Public Relations
    • Government/Politics
    • Communication and Health Care
    • Social and Human Services

Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Hannah Kennedy
Hannah Kennedy

Assistant Professor of Communication

Additional Information

Admissions Requirements

Students must gain general admission to the University of Charleston. A visit to campus to meet with Admissions personnel and program faculty is strongly encouraged.

How Much Will It Cost?

View our Tuition & Fees page for more detailed information on cost.

Curriculum and Course Catalog