Skip to Main Content
Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

Communication Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Communication


  • Regionals
  • Major
  • On Campus

Cultivating New Leaders

The Communication Studies major provides students with a strong foundation in the study of communication, while also providing students advanced studies in particular communication contexts.


Department of Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies

Phelps Hall 103

1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011



Students will take classes in-person at Hamilton and Middletown.

Curriculum and Courses

Program emphasizes human identity and diversity, quantitative research competency, and 21st century communication skills. Students complete an applied communication capstone project in their senior year.

  • APC 239 Theories of Communication
  • APC 339 Introduction to Organizational Communication
  • APC 363 Advanced Methods in Applied Communication
  • APC 428 Communication in Conflict Management
  • STC 436 Intercultural Communication (OR any 202-level language)

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

Graduates can pursue a wide variety of careers including training and development manager, meeting and event planning, advertising and promotions manager, or sales manager.


Emma Price
  • "As I started to talk to some of the faculty and staff about different job opportunities that would come through a major like communication studies, it seemed like the perfect fit."

    Emma Price '19
    Donor Relations Specialist, Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • Top 10 Public college in Ohio with the best return on investment

  • 98.4% of 2021-2022 bachelor's degree graduates were employed, furthering their education, serving in the military or a service program

    Miami University Data

  • 18:1 Student to faculty ratio

    Miami University Data

Admission Requirements

You've found the place to reach your goals.

Miami University Regionals offers an education that fits your lifestyle so you can earn a degree that is life-changing. And our open admission policy allows for an environment of diverse learners.

Related Programs

Miami students are an eclectic mix of thinkers, doers, leaders and followers, introverts and extroverts, authors, painters, climbers, coders, pianists, philanthropists, and gamers. Just to name a few.

Customize your education to do more, see more, be more.


Page Call to Action Links