Welcome to the Communication Studies Department

Our competitive program features a flexible curriculum that allows majors to combine foundational courses, distributed requirements, and electives to create a unique plan of study to prepare you for the real world. The most popular areas of emphasis include strategic communication, production and entertainment, advocacy and social activism, digital communication and new media, communication and health, and organizational and interpersonal communication, and students often combine new areas of study tailored to their individual interests.

Communication Studies majors at Northeastern can also gain up to 18 months of professional experience working with more than 2,000 employers across the United States and around the world. The chance to participate in experiential education through co-op distinguishes our department as our majors graduate with a unique mix of theory and practice.

If you have any questions about the communication studies major, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!


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Co-op Stories: Cassandra Moreno, Press Assistant House Minority Leadership Office under Nancy Pelosi

Politics and Press Relations at the Local, State and National Level Areas of Emphasis: Public Advocacy, Organizational Communication Cassandra discovered …
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Co-op Stories: Dominique Ryan, BOKS & TJX

Establishing Career Objectives at BOKS & TJX   Areas of Emphasis: Public Advocacy & Organizational Communication Dominique was really interested …
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Co-op Stories: Matthew Pollack, The Federal Reserve and AMC Networks

Organizational Communication at The Federal Reserve and AMC Networks   Areas of Emphasis: Organizational Communication In July 2015, Matthew began …
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