Communication Studies

Good communication is at the core of every successful organization or relationship.

A degree in Communication Studies will help you develop both practical and conceptual knowledge of communication and skills in thinking, writing, speaking, research, technology, conflict resolution, mediation and public relations.

You will learn the effective and ethical practice of a Christian communicator in a civil and democratic society. This degree focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels and media.

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Is a Communication Studies degree for you?

Communication Studies provides foundational skills not only for jobs in the communication field, but also for roles in other sectors such as healthcare, financial services, government, nonprofits and more.

A Communication Studies degree from Northwestern will equip you with skills employers are looking for, such as team work, critical thinking, analysis and problem solving skills. The strong writing and speaking skills you develop will travel with you throughout your professional life.

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  • December 4, 2017