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Communication

Research, report, and share

If you love the art of storytelling, the fields of communication, journalism and public relations have a wide range of career possibilities for you to explore. Find out how a degree in these fields can lead to broadcasting, working as a media analyst or writer, or representing clients in media or public relations.

Students filming a video interview.
I have had the pleasure of learning about logo types, typographical design, as well as positioning and color of subject in the graphic design. I have also been given the opportunity to expand on my abilities by doing some graphic designs for the art show for Donna Ferrato.

Joel Barske Visual Arts student, IUPUI

237 majors and degrees to choose from

Explore the range of majors and degrees available for IU students interested in communication.

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  • Advertising

    Study this if you want to become a copywriter, graphic designer, media buyer, marketing manager, account executive, product manager, or television, newspaper, or magazine executive.

    Where you can study

    South Bend
  • Communication and Communication Studies

    Study this if you want to be a journalist, public relations representative, corporate communications professional, media relations professional, copywriter, or speech writer.

    Where you can study

    IUPUI
    Columbus
    East
    Kokomo
    Northwest
    South Bend
    Southeast
  • Comparative Literature

    Study this if you want to become an archivist, librarian, or teacher.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
  • Journalism

    Study this if you are interested in becoming a copywriter, editor, reporter, correspondent, advertising or promotions manager, or advertising sales agent.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    Southeast
  • Media

    Study this if you want to become a copywriter, editor, poet, lyricist, creative writer, reporter, correspondent, advertising or promotions manager, or advertising sales agent.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    Southeast

Experiential learning opportunities

Get hands-on, real-world experience as you explore your chosen course of study at IU. The opportunities listed below are a sample of what IU students are able to do—check your campus’s school, division, or department for more info.

Students on a study abroad trip to Africa.

Travel opportunities

Students in The Media School in Bloomington are encouraged to spend a weekend, fall or spring break, or a full semester traveling and building their storytelling skills through the school’s local, national or international travel programs.
Learn more about The Media School’s travel opportunities