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


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In the News

The nation’s top doctoral students and faculty in communication gather at the University of Missouri July 16 – 19th for the annual National Communication Association Doctoral Honors Seminar.

Comm Week 2015

Join the Department of Communication in celebrating 75 years of communication during Comm Week 2015, April 20-24th!

Loren Reid, Professor Emeritus of Speech, influenced 9,000 MU student lives.

Loren Reid, Professor Emeritus of Speech, influenced 9,000 MU student lives.

Melissa Click

Communication expert suggests book trilogy helps readers communicate with partners, improves relationships'

Brian Houston

J. Brian Houston, assistant professor of communication, received a 2014 Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award, which is presented to junior faculty members who demonstrate superior research and creative activity.