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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.



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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.


Mimi Mays

Mimi Mays

Mimi Mays, ՚20, has enjoyed a variety of experiences, including studying abroad and participating in Moot Court, which will help prepare her to attend law school. 

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Indyah Bryant

At Meredith, communication major Indyah Bryant, '19, developed skills and knowledge that she's now using as a communications officer for the State of N.C.

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Hannah Naylor

Hannah Naylor, '19, held numerous internships during her time at Meredith, which prepared her for a career in the communication and public relations field.