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 in two concentrations, a Master of Arts, a dual degree M.B.A./M.A.

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  • Undergraduate Programs

    Undergraduate Programs

    Communication Studies degrees examine the role of communication in a wide range of settings, focusing on how to adapt messages to diverse situations and circumstances.

  • Graduate Program

    Graduate Program

    The M.A. in Communication Studies program strives to provide a broad spectrum of knowledge about human communication.

Spotlights
  • See what our students are accomplishing at their 2021 summer internships,

    College is the time to get experience, inside the classroom and out. Internships allow students to test career options and build their resume.

  • For four semesters, the Media and Movements course, offered within the College of Communication and Information, has given students the opportunity to explore social movements of our time through storytelling, strategy and advocacy. 

    In the Spring 2021 semester, students worked with Coleman Professional Services, a community nonprofit behavioral health agency, to create campaigns to combat depression, focusing on three key areas: 

  • At the end of a challenging year, we celebrate the Kent State School of Communication Studies Class of 2021! Our faculty recognize students who have overcome so much and persevered in the face of global worry and uncertainty.

  • Food is all around us — and it’s not just a means for survival, but a way of learning about culture, a mode of sharing celebrations and entertainment, a category of media consumption. In Fall 2021, the Kent State course “Media, Food & Foodways” will explore the way food connects us.