What will I learn?

The major in communication and technology focuses on leadership, entrepreneurship, and management of digital media to enhance user engagement within a variety of organizations, online communities, and various social landscapes.

Courses in the major focus on practical, hands-on learning. They cover the dynamics of organizational and cultural communication, including conflict management, socialization, group dynamics, decision-making processes, multicultural/multinational workplaces, communication theory, and emerging technology.

Careers

A major in communication and technology opens a wide range of career options.

Graduates of this program are uniquely prepared for careers in human resources, community/international development, community relations and mediation, cultural and diversity needs assessment, international education programs, customer relations, sales/account representation, employee relations, management, training and development, political organizing, and international mediation, among others.

A communication degree is also good preparation for graduate professional programs such as law school and doctoral programs.

Which department am I in?

Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$26,312.00 (19,51,929) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected May, November 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Washington State University

370 Lighty Student Services Building,

PULLMAN,

Washington,

99164, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be considered for admission to Washington State University as a freshman, a student needs to complete at least 12 years of school, culminating in an appropriate secondary certificate or external examination. (We may consider the first year or two of university in some countries to be secondary level.); Schooling should include preparation in humanities, mathematics, basic sciences, and social sciences; WSU requires a minimum grade point average of 2.70 (on a 4.00 scale) for admission as an international freshman.

For international students

To be considered for admission to Washington State University as a freshman, a student needs to complete at least 12 years of school, culminating in an appropriate secondary certificate or external examination. (We may consider the first year or two of university in some countries to be secondary level.)

Schooling should include preparation in humanities, mathematics, basic sciences, and social sciences.

WSU requires a minimum grade point average of 2.70 (on a 4.00 scale) for admission as an international freshman.

TOEFL: 80; IELTS: 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Washington State University

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