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We offer journalism and mass communication, film and media arts, and interpersonal and public communication. Each student receives academic and career advising tailored to their individual needs.

Meet Our AlumniA reporter at WDAF Fox 4 newsA filmmakerA director of marketing

Click on the tabs to find out words of wisdom from the distinguished alumni of UMKC’s Communication Studies department.

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Mary Pulley, 2006 BA in Communication Studies

Kevin Bryce, maker of “We Are Superman: The Transformation of 31st and Troost.”

Valerie Brown, Director of Marketing, Worksite Lighting LLC

Why Communication Studies

“No matter what career you pursue, your success will depend upon effective communication.” Read more.

Most of our courses have a small student to faculty ratio, allowing for more one-on-one interaction between faculty and students and an enhanced learning environment.

We have an award-winning faculty of scholars, filmmakers and journalists committed to inspiring the highest level of undergraduate achievement.