The FOCUS Degree Completion program in communication studies allows you to complete your degree in less than two years by attending class one night a week on our St. Paul campus or at satellite locations in the Minneapolis St. Paul area.
A degree in communication studies allows you to develop basic communication skills in speaking, writing and public relations. Explore how to be an effective and ethical Christian communicator in today's society. Skills you'll gain include critical and creative thinking, research, writing, speechmaking, group facilitation and interviewing.
Our graduates have gone on to professional opportunities such as:
Public relations manager
The Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies is granted upon completion of 125 semester credits in core curriculum, major, and elective requirements. Many adults fulfill these requirements through a combination of transfer credits and Northwestern credits. A minimum of 30 credits and 50% of the major coursework must be completed at Northwestern.
Courses are offered primarily on site at our St. Paul, Minnesota campus, or at other Twin Cities satellite venues.
For course descriptions and details about this major, download FOCUS Facts.
Some of the roles graduates have attained may require additional education or training.
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