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B.S. in Communication


The world of communications is an exciting field to work in as it offers diverse and ever-expanding opportunities to students and professionals. Everyday, societies across the globe are informed, educated, and entertained through mass media, social media, and the communication process that takes place between individuals and organizations.

A degree in The Department of Communication builds insights and skills ranging from communicating face-to-face through social media managing. Whether it's designing Web sites, leading groups, or being a television reporter, Clarion University graduates are prepared to go into the field upon graduation.

Our department offers a Bachelor of Science in Communication and a Master of Science in Mass Media Arts and Journalism. While studying in our program, you'll gain the theoretical background and hands-on experience needed to build a career in communication. We also offer a minor in speech communication and many of our students are also interested in the minor in leadership.


Here are the three areas of specialization undergraduate majors can choose to study in. Click on the specialization to see the degree requirements:

The Department of Communication is your ticket to success!

  • expert faculty
  • well equipped facilities
  • hands-on learning
  • professional networking
  • department organizations

Choose Clarion University and you'll be attending one of the stellar communication programs in the country. Our graduates have found work in major broadcast markets, newspapers, advertising and public relations firms, video production, photography, and non-profit organizations among others. Students have also been very successful in entering graduate school. See our career opportunities link for a big picture look at what our graduates can do.