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Communication Studies

University of Detroit Mercy

48 months
43452 USD/year
29562 USD/year
29562 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Communication Studies from University of Detroit Mercy can build your skills to communicate effectively in a global, digital world. 


By majoring in Communication Studies from University of Detroit Mercy, you will have the versatility to communicate across multiple platforms that are in high demand by today's employers.

If you like public speaking or podcasting, writing and reporting, creating a documentary film, hosting your own radio show or learning how to be an indispensable public relations professional, your Communication Studies major can take you far. And your professional portfolio of print, broadcast and digital communication work will help cut through the clutter of the entry-level job market.

Graduates with Communication Studies from University of Detroit Mercy will:

  • deepen their understanding and effectiveness of communication and communication channels through theory, ethics and direct learning opportunities.
  • develop understanding of and skill in the use of digital audio, video, print and web-based media. It also provides an ethical and theoretical context for communication.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • Public Opinion
  • Audience Analysis
  • Historical Methods 
  • Statistics 
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Small Group Communication 
  • Theories of Listening Behavior
  • Organizational Communication
  • Persuasion 
  • Argumentation 
  • News Writing and Reporting 
  • Electronic Media Writing 
  • Feature Writing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school transcript
  • ACT or SAT scores
  • A writing sample of at least 250 words on a topic of your choice
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Submit a CV or Resume
  • An official bank statement showing a total amount to cover the first year of study including tuition and living expenses.
  • Submit a copy of the information pages of your passport. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    43452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21726 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14781 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    29562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14781 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Highland Park

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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