Organizational Communication

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Organizational Communication Programs


The Department of Organizational Communication equips students with the skills and knowledge to lead organizations in the public, private, nonprofit, and sports sector.  Our program and area of study instills the intangible qualities that employers are looking for in new hires.  Upon graduation, our students leave our department with exceptional knowledge and “real world” application in team building, conflict negotiation, organizational leadership, organizational hierarchy, managerial strategies, training and development and persuasion techniques (sales). Students acquire skills for assessing communication problems, designing communication systems, and improving communication quality. Our program provides a versatile career path, while arming students with the essential skills every professional needs to excel in the business, sports, and non-profit arenas.

If you are looking for a flexible career path that allows you to grow both economically and professionally then take a serious look at our program of study. Our programs are designed for both the traditional college student looking to build the skills for your future career path as well as the experienced professional looking to gain the skills necessary to advance their career.


What will I learn?

  • Managerial communication
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Training and presentation skills
  • Intercultural communication
  • Leadership


We offer degree paths in…


Undergraduate Study in Organizational Communication

Major in Organizational Communication (Bachelor of Art and Bachelor of Science options)

Minor in Organizational Communication

Minor in Sports Communication


Graduate Study in Organizational Communication

Master of Science  (Offered in a traditional format and online format.)

Master of Arts (Thesis Track)   (Offered in a traditional format and online format.)

Regional Campus Graduate Cohort Option

Graduate Certificate in Organizational Dynamics



What is Organizational Communication?

We study the communication processes and skills that every leader needs to create great organizations. Regardless if you work in a multi-national corporation, a non-profit organization, or a small family business, organizing people to effectively live and work together depends upon strategic communication.