As one of the oldest communication programs in the nation, we've played a dominant role in shaping the scholarly field of communication. Our communication degree programs cover a wide range of topics, from how to work effectively in teams, to resolving conflicts, designing persuasive messages, running health campaigns and relating well with other people.

2023 Commencement Speaker

This year's ComArtSci commencement speaker was Christian Parker who majored in Organizational Communication. Christian gave a memorable speech about adversity, obstacles and lifelong learning. Watch the speech here or on YouTube.


Degrees and Programs

Whether you're just starting out or ready for more, we've got a degree option for you. We offer B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Communication.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Department of Communication is fully committed to the ideals of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are dedicated to recognizing and celebrating many forms of diversity in our students, our instruction, our research, and our faculty and staff.

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Inside the Department of Communication

Our work impacts the lives of people in the U.S. and across the world. See what our communication students and alumni have been up to.

Our Location

Our Location

Department of Communication

Communication Arts and Sciences Building

Michigan State University
404 Wilson Road, Room 473
East Lansing, MI 48824


(517)355-3470  |  (517) 432-1192 (fax)

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