Communication Studies

Strengthen your knowledge of a discipline that’s essential to every organization and industry while maximizing your earning potential in a range of exciting career fields, including social media, public relations, human resources, event planning, publishing, sales, and marketing. Through our communication studies degree, you’ll gain the skills necessary to work collaboratively and read, write, and listen effectively.

Customize your degree by taking courses across a range of specializations, including organizational communication and leadership, public relations, and health communication. Regardless of the approach you pursue, you’ll graduate with a robust portfolio of everything from communications plans and strategy reports to copy, visuals, podcasts, and videos—helping ensure your resume stands out from the pack.

Top 3 Reasons to Finish your Communications Degree at Rollins

  1. Conduct Original Research

    You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside your professor to conduct original research—and publish in peer-reviewed journals or present at national and international conferences—as part of our advanced research projects and the Rollins Student Faculty Collaborative Scholarship program.

  2. Gain Real-World Experience

    From Advent Health to Walt Disney World Resorts, you have access to enviable internship and networking opportunities. In fact, our internship opportunities every semester outnumber our students 3:1.

  3. Strengthen our Community

    Through our Community Engagement-designated courses, you’ll expand your knowledge and gain in-demand experience while providing tangible solutions for local nonprofits, ranging from New Hope for Kids to Coalition for the Homeless.

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“I was immediately drawn to Rollins’ personalized learning environment and intimate class sizes. The one-on-one conversations with classmates and professors made me feel like I was contributing to something valuable and less like a number in a large auditorium. The interdisciplinary curriculum at Rollins offers extremely collaborative and conversational courses which have held their value in life after graduation.”

Hannah Young ’17

Account Manager, Uproar PR

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Advance Your Career

A degree from Rollins is the key to a rewarding career in communications.

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    Rebecca Finer ’15

    Senior Manager of Product Marketing, Armory

  • Emily Lupu

    Emily Lupu ’16

    Communications & Marketing Manager, Hawaii Technology Academy

  • Alexandra Riley

    Alexandra Riley ’16

    Development, Public Relations, and Special Events Manager, Timken Museum of Art

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Did You Know?

The average annual salary for grads with a bachelor’s degree in communications is $63,000, according to PayScale. Learn more about how finishing your communications degree at Rollins will advance your career and unlock your earning potential.

Where Our Grads Go

Expert Faculty

Learn from dedicated experts focused on making sure you never feel anonymous. Every professor you’ll have in our communication program has a PhD in a range of disciplinary tracks, so you’re guaranteed to learn from highly qualified experts rather than teaching assistants. But their passion extends beyond their expertise to ensuring your success and well-being. Our small class sizes mean they’ll have the advantage of getting to know you, your passions, and your potential—and have the experience and drive to do what it takes to make sure you achieve your goals.

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Streamlined Admission

No application fee. No standardized tests required. No more excuses.