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Mission: We teach and research communication to connect people, create change, and work toward a just world. 

Join us as we explore the fascinating world of human communication! Together, as a Department, we seek to understand and practice communication in ways that will improve the world we inhabit. As you explore with us, you will surely discover that the study of communication has great practical value, in every avenue and aspect of life. Employers rank communication competencies as the most desirable qualifications of prospective employees. Deep understanding—and conscious practice—of high quality communication determines our ability to participate in civic, social, family, work, and personal relationships.

We offer B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communication Studies, so you have plenty of opportunities to become an expert in the field. Join us!

Student Voices

Samaya Roary

UNC Greensboro senior Samaya Roary wants to spend her life advocating for causes. The long-term goal for the political science (pre-law) and communication studies double major is to work in Washington, D.C., as a lobbyist representing marginalized groups. Until then, she’s cutting her teeth as Student Government Association (SGA) president, representing the UNCG student body and working to make a difference on campus.

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Alumni Stories

Christopher Jordan – M.A. 2018

Christopher Jordan received both his BA and MA degrees in Communication Studies at UNC Greensboro. As a CST undergrad, he learned to value the significance of using his voice, and the power of communication in everyday life. He explained, “There was and is always a big focus on how communication permeates our everyday lives and how we can understand and use it.”

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Recent News

Dr. Etsuko Kinefuchi Featured In Fall 2021 UNCG Research Magazine

September 21, 2021

Dr. Kinefuchi is featured in the Fall 2021 UNCG Research Magazine discussing her forthcoming book as part of Routledge’s Environmental […]

Unpacking the Race Talk

February 22, 2021

On February 11th, 2021 The Communication Studies Department along with the NCA Center for Communication, Community Collaboration, and Change hosted […]

If you are wondering what our alumni do with their communication studies degree, here is a list of some of the job titles that our recent alumni have told us they hold.

  • PR account supervisor
  • PR director
  • Event planning coordinator
  • Sales administrator
  • Marketing representative

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