Degree Description

Offered as a major and a minor

Related Academic Programs
English, fine arts – theatre, business

Communication Major

Love to make connections with the people around you? Do you talk with your hands as much as your voice? You’re probably a natural communicator! Learn to be a socially responsible one with a degree in Communications. Study the ethical implications and responsibilities of communications techniques and principles while getting hands-on experience in the field.

Outside of Communication Classes

Outside of Class

Think you’ve got a voice fit for the airwaves? WMTB Radio (“High on the Mountain, Low on the Dial”) features shows created and hosted by Mount St. Mary’s students. Or try your hand at the printed word and get published in The Mountain Echo, the university’s student-run newspaper. Visit the Writing Center first for tutorials, short courses, and workshops to improve your writing skills.

Resources for getting a communication job

Career Crossing

The Career Center is a terrific resource as your consider life after college. Stop by to learn about resume and internship workshops, career fairs, and opportunities to meet employers.

Mount graduates with communication degree

After You Graduate

Fields where a communications degree comes in handy include:
  • journalism
  • writing / editing
  • social media
  • politics
  • organizational communication
  • corporate communication
  • nonprofit organizations
  • government agencies
  • higher education
  • law
  • marketing
Among the organizations communication grads work for are:
  • newspapers
  • radio stations
  • advertising agencies
  • public relations firms
  • production houses