College of Social Sciences & Communication

Ross Hall, Room 120, (501) 569-3244, fax (501) 569-3592, Website

Professor Julien Mirivel, Interim Dean
Professor Olaf Hoerschelmann, Interim Associate Dean

The College of Social Sciences and Communication includes 7 units offering degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctoral levels, including the School of Mass Communication, the School of Public Affairs, and the departments of Applied Communication, Rhetoric and Writing, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Sociology and Anthropology. The college also supports several research centers and institutes, including University Television, KLRE/KUAR public radio, the Survey Research Center, the Center for Nonprofit Organizations, and the Center for Public Collaboration.

Program Certificate or Degree Program Department/School
Applied Communication Studies Master’s (M.A.) Applied Communication
Applied Psychology Master’s (MAP) Psychology
Conflict Mediation Certificate Public Affairs
Criminal Justice Master’s (M.A.) Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Master’s (M.S.) Criminal Justice (Online)
Criminal Justice Doctorate (Ph.D.) Criminal Justice
Mass Communication Master’s (M.A.) Mass Communication
Nonprofit Management Certificate Public Affairs
Online Writing Instruction Certificate Rhetoric and Writing
Professional & Technical Writing Master’s (M.A.) Rhetoric and Writing
Business and Professional Writing Certificate Rhetoric and Writing
Public Administration Master’s (MPA) Public Affairs
Strategic Communication Certificate Mass Communication