Communication



Bachelor of Arts
Major
School of Arts and Sciences
Four-Year Degree

Overview

Westminster's Communication program links practical skills with theoretical principles, providing an exciting adventure in humanistic inquiry. The faculty bring a unique combination of scholarly research and up-to-date professional expertise to the classroom. Our well-equipped computer and graphics labs provide the same tools used by most real-world organizations.

Key Benefits

  • Work for the campus newspaper, The Forum, and earn experience for your future career.
  • Create and maintain a portfolio of your academic and professional accomplishments that will help you present the quality of your work.
  • Participate in our internship program.
  • Work with a variety of media and acquire skills for careers in almost any field.

About the Program

What You'll Learn

Learn to communicate using different resources. All the way from electronic material to traditional media, you will have a wide range of courses across the entire communication curriculum to pick from in order to learn the specifics you want within your degree.

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Career Opportunities

Potential Careers

Through this program, students acquire skills needed for careers in corporate and government communication, nonprofit organizations, public affairs, advertising, public relations, technical and freelance writing, website design and management, graphic design, and journalism, as well as for graduate studies.

Graduates of Westminster's Communication program have continued on to work with organizations such as Microsoft, YWCA, Mountain Fuel, Nevada Wildlife, Franklin Covey, and others.

Other Communication Programs

The Communication program also offers an academic minor. The Communication program teaches students theoretical principles and practical skills in the context of humanistic inquiry.

Tuition and Aid

There's No Better Investment Than You

We know you want an education where you matter—a place that will serve as a launchpad for a successful career and a meaningful life. We’ll work with you individually through every step of the financial aid process. From scholarships to grants and loans, we help you make it happen.

With the highest percentage of students who complete one or more internships in the state, our students hit the ground running with real-world experience. Plus, 90% of our students were either employed or attending graduate school within 5 months of graduating. With a Westminster degree, you don't have to choose between a successful career and a fulfilling life.

Tuition and Fees (2016–2017)

Full-Time Annual Tuition (12–16 credits)

$32,104 ($16,052 per semester)

Financial Aid

Average Total Financial Aid

$26,631 (merit scholarship,work-study, grants and loan funds)

Scholarships

You’ll be Automatically Considered for Scholarship and Grant Opportunities

In addition to general merit scholarships, we have other scholarship programs to support you throughout your time at Westminster.

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