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The School of Communications' mission is to integrate liberal and professional education in order to educate students to possess essential communication skills and to be critical, self-reflective communication professionals and contributing members of society. With over 1000 majors and more than 60 full- and part-time faculty, we are one of the largest academic units at GVSU, offering undergraduate programs in Communication Studies, Health Communication, Advertising and Public Relations, and Multimedia Journalism. We also offer an M.S. in Communication—a versatile program that addresses various aspects of professional communication.

Our Programs:

Advertising & Public Relations


Communication Studies

Comm Studies

Health Communication

Health Comm

Multimedia Journalism


Master of Science in Communication


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The School of Communications belongs to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, a student-centered and diverse learning community that engages in critical inquiry, extending knowledge to enrich and enliven individual and public life. Learn more at gvsu.edu/clas/.

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