College graduates with communication majors have the knowledge and skills employers need in today’s rapidly changing workplace. Our major prepares you for a variety of successful careers in areas such as corporate communications, event planning, health communication, marketing and public relations. Because practical experience is highly valued by employers, all communication majors are required to participate in an internship prior to graduating. Discover more about communication careers and internships.
Flexible Curriculum with Four Concentration Options
Mount Mary offers a flexible Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree program to match your interests with specialized skills that appeal to employers.
You’ll gain a basic foundation of communication skills and then choose between one of three concentrations: communication studies, health communication, integrated marketing or public relations. A minor in communication is also available.
Communication Activities Outside of Class
Connect with other communication students outside of class through various student clubs and organizations such as the Communication Club, the communications national honor society Lambda Pi Eta or Arches student newspaper.
Scholarships for Communication Majors
As a communication major, you may be eligible for the Kathleen M. Scharner Memorial Scholarship or The Margaret Rausch Scholarship. Both scholarships are awarded annually to a full-time communication major in any concentration. Contact the communication chairperson for more information. Learn more about other scholarships at Mount Mary.
And what is the key to growth? Confidence.
As soon as you step outside your comfort zone you gain experience.