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Learn to write strong messages and speak persuasively. Get the qualifications for a career in a high-growth area. You can accomplish these goals with a degree in Professional Communication.

Choose your own track to focus on your interests.

You will also:

  • Strengthen your skills in team building, conflict management, and communications development.
  • Network with and learn from communications professionals in the business world.

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Choose one of two tracks to a Professional Communications degree.

Track 1: Organizational Communication

Follow the Organizational Communication track to understand how internal organizational communication can be improved. A minor in Organizational Communicaton is also offered.

Learn key skills

  • Build successful teams.
  • Train workers.
  • Coordinate communications.
  • Analyze information flow
  • Resolve conflicts.

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Track 2: Public Relations

Public relations practitioners use their sophisticated communication skills, theoretical knowledge and analytical abilities to conduct advocacy campaigns, lobby and develop strategic relationships.

Learn key skills

  • Gain knowledge and experience in planning, research, promotion, and media relations.
  • Plan communications.
  • Promote people and events.
  • Conduct media relations.
  • Produce high-impact publications.
  • Lobbying key stakeholders.

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