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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.

Opportunity Awaits

Departments in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences consistently earn top rankings for research, teaching excellence and creative work.

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. 

Points of Pride

Degrees and Programs

Game Design Program Ranks 7th Nationwide

MSU triumphs in the Big 10, securing the honor of being the only member with a game design program in the top 10 ranking.



With a multi-million dollar media space and technically-skilled faculty, game design and development students are receiving an education that ranks among the best in the nation.

In addition to the program, experiential learning opportunities are available in labs where students design prototypes and techniques and perform research on the social and individual effects of digital games.

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