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Accelerated Communication Program

The Communication major is good for creative people with strong writing skills. Communications is a broad field that includes the study of public speaking and rhetoric, communication at a personal level and the mass media such as film, television, and the Internet.

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Why Walsh?

The Communication curriculum at Walsh is a pre-professional program that works to prepare our students to pursue careers in communication professions.

  • Accelerated Format. Designed for busy, working adults, this degree can be completed by taking online courses offered in accelerated 8-week sessions. 
  • Theory meets experience. We focus our Communications program on helping our students apply the skills and theories from their coursework to real-world situations, like internships and service-learning projects.
  • Responsible best practices. As part of the Walsh University mission, we place a great deal of focus on the ethical practice of communication. 

Course Information

Our program includes a core set of classes that introduce students to communication as a field and a number of elective courses where students can pursue their individual career and academic interests. Communication is a relatively small major in terms of the number of credits; many of our students double major or pursue minors.

Career Opportunities

Journalism, advertising, public relations and broadcasting are common careers for Communication majors. Students can seek employment opportunities at newspapers, agencies, non-profit entities and more. Creativity and communication skills also are assets in almost any career.