Communication at Bryant

Communication touches every field and is the top skill sought after by employers. At Bryant, our Communication programs focus on message design, critical thinking, and public discourse, as well as ethical, global, and digital competencies for professional and personal success.
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About This Department

Effective communicators increasingly are in demand to direct the exchange of information that drives our diverse world. Our mission is to foster knowledge through research, teaching and the practice of message design, critical thinking, global and digital competencies, for professional and personal success.

With the guidance of mentoring faculty our department gives students an opportunity to study communication while developing their individual talents and preparing them to become impactful communicators, community influencers and leaders in industry.

We offer courses leading to a Bachelor of Science in Communication, a Bachelor of Science in Digital Communication, or a minor in Communication.

  • Communication majors can specialize in Organizational Communication, Public Relations, Strategic Healthcare Communication, Broadcast Journalism, Film, and Television or create one of their own.
  • Digital Communication majors will balance theory and practical skills for designing and managing digital content in any field or organization and gaining experience in digital writing, production, and strategy.
  • Communication minors can focus on general Communication or Film Studies.

Department Highlight

Our program ranked #1 in Rhode Island and in the Top 4% Nationwide for Best Schools for Communication Majors along with a ranking of #16 Nationwide for ROI gives students an opportunity to gain experience applying theory and concepts to real-world situations.

Department Highlight

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Bryant University is ranked No. 7 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 annual Regional Universities North category. Our Communication program is ranked in the top 4% of the nation by College Factual.