Metropolitan State University
700 7th St. E.
Saint Paul, MN 55106

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus


Professional Communication

Metropolitan State University

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

This program is based on a foundation of communication theory and practical application. There are three different tracks that lead to a major in professional communication: 1) Intercultural and Interpersonal Communication 2) Organizational Communication and 3) Public Relations. Interpersonal communication professionals focus on interpersonal, intercultural, presentational and organizational issues. Organizational communication specialists understand how internal communication can be improved through building teams, training, coordinating efforts, analyzing information flow and resolving conflicts. Public relations practitioners require outstanding communication skills and knowledge to accomplish responsibilities of planning and research, promotion, media relations, lobbying, special events, publications production and customer relations.

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