School of Communication Studies

The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University provides students with valuable skills needed to pursue a variety of careers. The school offers a Bachelor of Arts with six concentrations, a Master of Arts, a dual degree M.B.A./M.A. and a Ph.D.
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Video: Why Communications Studies?

Hear faculty and students from the Kent State School of Communication Studies explain what communication studies is and why they chose to study it.

Communications undergraduate students

Undergraduate Programs

The communication studies undergraduate program offers some of the most adaptable, flexible and relevant degrees at Kent State University. With six concentrations to choose from, students can select the program that meets their interests and career goals. 

Communications Graduate Students

Graduate Program

Our graduate program is designed to provide a theory-based foundation and help students seek application of their research and education in their chosen fields. All students in the program complete foundational coursework and a capstone experience – either a thesis, coursework-only, project or an internship – allowing you to customize the program to your needs and future plans.

Communications faculty in the classrom

Faculty & Staff

Our diverse faculty include renowned communication scholars and researchers as well as distinguished teachers, each with unique teaching and research interests.