Find your voice...

In today's digital world, effective communication is essential. GVSU's School of Communications is committed to equipping students with the skills they need to excel in this evolving landscape.

  • Our experienced faculty, with real-world expertise, provides practical knowledge in various communication fields.
  • Our programs offer comprehensive curricula that combine theory and hands-on experience, preparing students for the professional world.

Join our supportive community, access cutting-edge resources, and collaborate with industry professionals. Explore the School of Communications to unlock your full potential as a communicator and leave a lasting impact in the digital age.

Our Programs

Advertising & Public Relations

Prepares graduates to be successful as advertising and public relations practitioners in today's fast-changing industry and society. An award-winning program.

Communication Studies

Gain a comprehensive understanding of communication, encompassing both its practical application and the academic exploration of this field.

Health Communication

Receive a strong foundation in the liberal arts, health sciences, and general communication. Our graduates get jobs in their chosen fields.

Journalism, Broadcasting, & Digital Media

Prepares the next generation of storytellers to succeed and lead in a rapidly changing media landscape.

Minors in the School of Communications

Explore our 3 minors in the School of Communications: Ad/PR, Applied Communication, Communication & Public Advocacy.

Graduate Program

Take your skills to the next level with Grand Valley State University's Master of Science in Communication. Maximize your potential.

students sitting outside with professor

Small class sizes, compassionate teaching. Experience what it is like to learn in a welcoming, respectful environment.

Inspiring thought, perfecting practice.

Join student media and let your voice be heard!

Join Grand Valley TV to sharpen your video communications skills.

Be a reporter for GVSU's #1 print publication.

If you want people to hear your voice (literally), then this radio station is where you belong!

Through our commitment to liberal education, CLAS strives to be an inclusive and equitable community of inquiry where students, staff, and faculty collaborate to pursue and create knowledge, to enact global citizenship, and to engage and support our many communities. Learn more at

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