To understand and be understood calls for
writing|speaking|listening|persuasion|analysis|critical thinking.

Communication graduates work in business, marketing, media, public relations, government, law and education. Our program will give you the skills employers say they value most and the strategic thinking essential for using them well.


Why Study Communication at CSB+SJU?

Our communication degree supplies you with…

  • the in-demand skills essential for your career.
  • strategic thinking essential for the dynamic communication landscape.
  • versatility essential for your lifelong success.
  • empathy essential for your community.

Program Overview

  • A wide variety of classes that gives you the chance to learn about the different aspects of communication and discover what fits you best.
  • A flexible major that allows you to tailor your courses to fit your talents, interests and goals.
  • Service learning classes that let you put your communication skills into action.
  • Opportunities for internships and other communication-related experience outside of the classroom.
  • Professors who will get to know you, mentor and advise you and help guide your research.
  • Small classes that let you interact with your professors and your classmates.

Meet the Profs


Hands-on Learning

Student Resources

Life as a Communication Major

Learning Outcomes
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Kelly Berg, Ph.D.
Chair, Communication Department
SJU Quad 440

Laura Schmitz
Department Coordinator
SJU Quad 451