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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 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; and 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.