The communication program at Truman combines theory and practice to prepare students for both careers and professional school. With a concentration in communication studies, journalism, or public communication, you’ll be equipped to meet today’s communication challenges and adapt to converging media platforms.
Degrees and Programs
Careers in Communication
Truman’s communication program provides a comprehensive understanding of interpersonal, rhetorical, and mediated communication that will prepare you for a variety of jobs in public affairs, law, advertising, journalism, and more, as well as graduate school.
As a communication major, you can take part in multiple student groups at Truman to fit your personal and professional interests. From national honor societies to educational and promotional clubs, you can find your place in on-campus communication organizations.
Taking part in student media gives you practical experience and helps with connecting class concepts. Write stories and columns for The Index newspaper, host talk shows at the KTRM radio station, and produce broadcasts at the TV station.
Scholarships and Jobs
Communication students can apply for financial aid through scholarships or student employment opportunities.
Discover resources for real-life experiences including radio and television studios, Multimedia News Center, and the Student Media Center.