We get you ready for a career with hands-on opportunities and
personalized advising. If you want to be a name and not a number, MU is
the place for you. We truly believe in educating through involvement and learning through experience. The applied nature of our program focuses on involvement in WNTE, MUTV,
PRSSA, advanced research projects, and professional internships. And our relationship with alumni and the local community provide you with connections and insights that expand on classroom learning.
Majors and Minors:
The Organizational Communication major prepares students to
enter professions such as human resources, patient advocacy, management,
retail, sales, and admissions. The program prepares students to
relationships and to communicate effectively in small groups and in the
workplace. Attention is given to effective gender communication,
nonverbal communication, persuasion, cross-cultural communication, and
business and professional communication. We have five exciting concentrations to focus your learning and give your career direction. Learn more about Organizational Communication careers.
Electronic Media concentration prepares students for careers in
electronic media: writing, audio and video production, management and
sales, on-air talent, law and advertising. It offers a rigorous
curriculum in which students design, write,
edit, and create their own radio and television programs. Students
practice their skills in the Allen Hall Studios.
Students can take their talent and get involved in the campus radio
station and/or television station. WNTE and MUTV broadcast to the campus
and local community. Learn more about Electronic Media careers.
Public Relations concentration prepares students to enter PR
professions in industry: Entertainment, Sports, Education, Music,
Politics, Global, Corporate, and Nonprofit, positions such as PR Firm
Executive, PR Director, Publicist, Special Events Planner, and work in
Crisis Management, Media Relations, Community Relations, Advertising,
Social Media, and Marketing Communication. Students design and develop a
variety of communication materials for specific audiences. Learn more about PR careers.