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Communication, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cambridge, OH, United States
Our Communication major will provide you with a thorough understanding of the communication processes used in contemporary society as well as an appreciation for the historical, technological, literary, and dramatic heritage of communication. 
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You will hone your skills in oral communication, communication technology, and production through your classes and your involvement with Orbit Media – our student-run FM-radio station, cable TV access channel, and newspaper – and with our intercollegiate Forensics Team and our Theatre Department productions.


  • Hands-on experience in our Orbit Media outlets: WMCO 90.7 class A 1.32 KW FM radio station, Orbit Television Channel 9 cable access television channel, and The Black & Magenta student newspaper.
  • Intercollegiate Forensics Team competitions with other university students in Ohio and across the country.
  • Stage performance and production experience through our Theatre Department.
  • Original research in your area of interest: partner with faculty members to explore new aspects of the communication field and communication’s role in our society.
  • Internship opportunities with media outlets, businesses, and non-profit organizations.
  • Participate in networking events, workshops, seminars, conferences, and national competitions presented by key professional organizations in the communication field.


You will enter the workforce ready to contribute your professional communication abilities in a wide variety of settings. Our Communication graduates find employment in the media, public relations, marketing, advertising, business communications, and non-profit organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Practicum
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • Communication Practicum
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Voice and Diction
  • Introduction to Speech Pathology
  • Communication Theory
  • Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Communication Practicum
  • Argumentation
  • Intercollegiate Forensics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Completed International Application Form, with signatures
  • Official academic records of all secondary and post-secondary work taken, including examination results, including school leaving tests and certificates
  • Two or more letters of recommendation written by teachers 
  • An essay, at least 500 words in length, describing yourself and explaining why you would like to study at Muskingum University
  • Certified bank letter showing sufficient funds for the first year

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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