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Communication Department

Why Communication?

A major in communication offers an array of career opportunities in fields such as television, radio, journalism, social media and corporate or public relations. The Communication curriculum acknowledges the diversity and interconnectedness among peoples, promotes an understanding of human values and prepares its students for leadership in a competitive world.

Communication Learning Outcomes

Communication studies provide the basis for a productive career and a rewarding personal life. Missouri Southern graduates in communication have found successful careers in:

  • Media
  • Government
  • Education
  • State and National Associations
  • Retail
  • Industry
  • Business
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Public Communications

Our faculty and curricula emphasize multimedia communication exemplified by speaking and writing skills as well as technical knowledge related to mass media production, publication and theory. Faculty members are committed to the continual assessment of programs to ensure that you develop communication competencies sought by business, industry, government, education and the professions.


Mission Statement

The mission of the faculty, staff and students in the Department of Communication is to investigate, create, and disseminate information to a global public using a variety of communication and media channels. The learning and practical experiences provided by the department support the University's Mission to prepare students for successful careers and lifelong learning.


Contact The Department

Dr. Ildo Kim 
Chair, Communication Department