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Communication Studies

Communication studies programs prepare students to effectively communicate in a wide variety of media, such as television, speeches, journalistic venues and more. Graduates of a communication studies program are equipped to work in various aspects of the media and public relations, from marketing to journalism.

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Communication studies is a broad field of inquiry devoted to understanding the multiform ways in which human beings make meaning out of the world and transmit that meaning to one another. It encompasses the study of speech, rhetoric, theater, mass media, advertising, marketing, literature and more. Communications professionals are involved in practically every major industry in a variety of roles, from publicists and marketing professionals to speech and copywriters.

Communication studies is a discipline that offers many degree and career options. Whether you'd like to earn a bachelor's degree or pursue graduate studies, become a speech writer or work in public relations, Study.com has all the information you need to help you with your career and education goals.

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