Applied Communication Studies

Our graduate program provides students with a solid theoretical and practical understanding of how communication practices operate in everyday life. You’ll learn to foster the co-creation of better social worlds through positive communication by ethically analyzing messages, setting communicative goals, and influencing discourse. Our graduates will have the communication skills necessary for ethical and effective leadership in all areas of today’s diverse organizational professional world. Students can choose from four interest areas: applied communication track, health communication, public health, and MBA.


Career Opportunities

  • Communications Director
  • Talent Management
  • Project Manager
  • Marketing/PR Director
  • Organizational Development Manager

Potential Employers

  • Baptist Hospital
  • L’Oreal
  • Merkle
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
  • Heifer International


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