Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

communication department


The Department of Communication at Huntington University offers three areas of study that will prepare you academically and professionally for a career in communication or for further studies at the graduate level.

Communication students at Huntington University choose from three majors:

In addition, the Digital Media Arts Department offers a related programs in radio & television broadcasting, film production, film studies and animation.

In-depth study

Our program covers communication in its multifaceted dimensions — from nonverbal communication to the rhetoric of race, discourse analysis to public speaking and persuasion, conflict studies to media criticism, broadcast writing to public relations crisis management, cross-cultural communication to writing the journalistic news story and feature story, the history of mass communication to principles of communicating in organizations.

Career results

Our graduates forge successful careers in a wide range of media-based jobs — in public relations, radio and television, journalism — and in a wide variety of non-media areas that use communication as the central tool for accomplishing objectives — such as human resources, intercultural ministry and missions, information management, event coordination, and teaching.Our students also are well prepared for further studies in graduate school.

Come visit us!

 Consider visiting us during our fall semester or spring semester Communication Visit Day (usually in late October and early March). 

alumni impact

Advantages of Christian college education described by Huntington University alum.

Heath Pearson

Communication '10

Heath found that HU better prepared him to serve at the 509 Church and to continue his education at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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news & events

 Miller recognized for article of year in CSR The publisher and editors of the Christian Scholar’s Review have named Dr. Kevin Miller, professor of communication at Huntington University, as the recipient of the Charles J. Miller Christian Scholar’s Award.
‘Hoosier Grown’ successIt all began with a phone call. Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann contacted Huntington University’s President Sherilyn Emberton about a marketing plan competition called “Promoting the Good Works of Indiana Agriculture.”