The faculty members are keenly aware of our role in helping students appreciate and effectively negotiate the complex communication processes they encounter. Although we live in a changing world, the fundamentals of communication remain constant. Come see what we can do for you.

We offer the Bachelor of Arts and the MA and PhD degrees. Our focus areas are:

Interpersonal and Family Communication

Mass Media

Organizational Communication

Political Communication


In the News

Click apology

Statement by Melissa Click, Assistant Professor of the Department of Communication, Regarding Carnahan Quad Protests


Statement by Mitchell S. McKinney, Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Regarding Carnahan Quad Protests

Turns out primary debates matter way more than the generals - Vox

Dr. Mitchell McKinney and Dr. Ben Warner received national attention from Vox.com for their presidential campaign debate research.

Razia Hutchins, a freshman communication major at Mizzou

Freshman Communication major Razia Hutchins has made it her mission to end violence.

Howard Richards

In May, MU's College of Arts and Science hired Department of Communication alum Howard Richards as senior manager of external relations in the Greater St. Louis area.