We're not just the first College of Communication Arts and Sciences in the nation, we're the best. Students thrive in our top-ranked programs led by world-class faculty and industry leaders. Our researchers and creatives pioneer new ways to use communication for the common good.
More than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in 16 programs within the college’s five departments. With nationally-ranked programs and internationally-renowned faculty members, ComArtSci prepares students for emerging careers in areas such as health and risk communication, journalism, public relations, game design and communicative disorders.
Communication at MSU ranks among the top five academic programs in the world. Ranked fourth in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020, the program produces the best research quality, extensive international collaboration, top faculty and highest academic honors.
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Part of Michigan State University’s land-grant mission is a commitment to expanding opportunities for a diverse population of learners, including first-generation college students. To be the first member of a family to complete a college degree is an achievement worthy of recognition.Read more
Given the current status of the novel coronavirus, the majority of all undergraduate students are continuing their education remotely. Safety continues to be our top priority, and we are working hard to support an engaged and connected experience for all Spartans wherever they are.