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Department of Communication

In our globally-ranked communication department we offer degree options for Public Relations, Journalism, Media Production & Criticism, Political Communication and Interpersonal & Organizational Communication. Students learn from experts and connect with Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. employers in in-demand fields. Our graduate programs in Strategic Communication, Health Communication, and Science Communication allow students to pursue a Master's or PhD relevant to a wide range of professional fields.