Communication is a vital skill in the workplace and beyond. That’s why a degree in communication studies offers endless possibilities. Graduates go on to earn advanced degrees and have successful careers. See if Eastern Kentucky University’s Communication Studies is right for you.

Degree Concentrations

Bachelor’s Minor Certificates
Communication Studies Communication Studies Dept. Certificate in Communication Studies
University Certificate in Communication Studies
Dept. Certificate in Communication in the Workplace
Dept. Certificate in Dispute Resolution


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Admissions counselor
  • Lawyer
  • Senator
  • Clergy
  • Sales
  • Human resources

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Susan G. Komen
  • Kentucky Baptist Convention

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the EKU Communication Studies program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

  • The Charles Weaver Fund
  • Christy L. Guttridge Memorial Scholarship


EKU School of Communication
Dr. Ginny Whitehouse, Director, School of Communication