Open doors to your dynamic future

Master the art of persuasion by practicing real-world interaction in our small, close-knit classes. Build lifelong professional connections with our experienced faculty among diverse classmates. Together you’ll learn to navigate the ever-changing world of multimedia digital communications production. You’ll even put your skills to the test in distant lands and diverse cultures thanks to our numerous study abroad programs. Susquehanna also provides you with award-winning content creation studios and state-of-the-art equipment. By the time you graduate, you’ll have all the hands-on experience you need to compete in the bustling world of communications.

Nothing happens without human communication, which means that wherever your interests lie, whether it’s wildlife photography or finance or wedding-planning, when you have a true command of communication skills, a career waits for you. Our program also naturally pairs well with other majors, even subjects that seem far afield, like engineering or botany. Our course of study gives you the skills you need so that whatever your workplace, when there’s a need to inform, collaborate, persuade, find common goals or build bridges of understanding, you’ll be the one people count on.


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Susquehanna’s communications degree opens many doors

Joe Palmieri ’00, who works in cybersecurity for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, says, “You can do practically anything with a communications degree.” Susquehanna alumni agree.

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Communication studies can open doors. Image of Women's Leadership Symposium.

“Susquehanna offers a lot of extracurriculars that coincided with what I was studying in communications. I was able to write for the school newspaper and also participate as a member of PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America).”

Melissa Barracato ’20 MS

Potential Careers

  • Journalist
  • Publicist
  • Marketing and advertising manager
  • Social media manager
  • Event marketing specialist

Recent Employers

  • National Geographic Society
  • ESPN
  • Citigroup
  • Comcast
  • QVC

Grad School Placement

  • Temple University
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Penn State University
  • Queen’s University, Belfast
  • UCLA

Studying for a Degree in Communication Studies

Explore the courses you’ll take on your journey to earning a degree in communication studies at Susquehanna.

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