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Communication Studies

at Minnesota State University Moorhead

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Career Adaptive Communication, Credits: 21
  • Sales Communication, Credits: 21
  • Event Planning and Promotion, Credits: 21
  • Communication Training and Development, Credits: 21
  • Sports Communication, Credits: 21

About this Program

Communication Studies major is a broad-based, flexible major that offers a practical approach to communicating in written, oral and mediated messages. It's an excellent double major or a minor for professions that require skilled, effective communication. Students may select from one of five emphasis areas.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University Moorhead 56563

Labor Market Information

  • Radio and Television Announcers

  • Median wage: $16.19/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College Communications Teachers

  • Median wage: $60,161/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Public Relations Specialists

  • Median wage: $27.17/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Public Address System and Other Announcers

  • Median wage: $13.95/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Web Developers

  • Median wage: $30.59/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Avenue South Moorhead, MN 56563 Toll-Free: (877) 678-6463 Local: (218) 477-2161 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email:

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