Communication Studies

Bringing people together in ethical and engaging ways is anything but easy. It requires a creative person who knows the ins and outs of digital media and can deliver a strategic communications plan. At Xavier, you'll learn this and more when you connect with community partners to produce work that has real-world implications.


of Xavier Communications Studies graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within 6 months of graduation.


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Through community-engaged learning, partner with a real client in your courses to help build practical experience and your portfolio.

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At Xavier, you don't have to wait until you graduate to get work experience. Our internship program helps get you connected with top employers right away. In fact, we often have more available internships than interns! By doing an internship for academic credit, you connect your academic classes with the kind of work you'll be doing after graduation.


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Students intern in places like Kroger, Procter & Gamble and Macy's, connecting with marketing professionals from Cincinnati's 10 Fortune 500 companies. Not only will you gain real-world experience, you'll make a difference for real clients.

Welcome to the Family

Four Years That Will Change Your Life.

The Student Behind the #XUGAMEDAY Videos

When Jack Carey graduated from Xavier with a degree in Communications Studies, he left behind a legacy ranging from a hot dog business to a series of successful sports videos.

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Careers After Xavier

Graduates of our Communications Arts department go on to work for top companies like

Cincinnati More Fortune 500 companies per capita than
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