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Communication

Communication major will prepare you for a career in many areas, including business, journalism, public relations, media, nonprofit, government, law, and education. Whether you’re writing, teaching, working with clients, or disseminating information to the public, our program will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary for professional achievement.



Contact Information
Teresa Holder
Head, Department of Communication
(919) 760-8803
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Internships
Real-world professional experience is critical to student success, so all communication majors are required to complete at least one internship. You’ll work a minimum of 120 hours during the semester and earn three hours of academic credit. Our students have gained hands-on experience in public relations, radio and TV production, marketing, human resources, and event planning.

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Members of the Communication club

Meredith has an active communication club and honor society that provide valuable opportunities for networking, professional development, and volunteer experience. Read more »

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Rachael Nicholos

At Meredith, psychology and communication major Rachael Nicholos, ’18, learned that she is passionate about helping other people, learning new things, finding the silver lining, and understanding human behavior.

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Caitlyn Grimes

Caitlyn Grimes, '18, has taken advantage of all that Meredith College has to offer, including studying abroad three times, and landing internships that have grown her passion for advocacy work. 

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Kelsie Taylor

At Meredith College, Kelsie Taylor, ‘18, developed her strengths as a communicator and a leader, gaining skills in the classroom and through service to her class.