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Explore our Communication Program

Effective communication is perhaps the most important of all life skills, and in the workforce, it’s imperative. Are you an effective communicator? We have the path to guide you in exploring how we share on social media, how we understand and translate messages, and how we represent ourselves and others in the public eye. This is the place where you will work closely with engaging professors and peers to transmit and receive messages in concise, effective and transformative ways. Communication is much like storytelling - your best story starts here.

Communication is a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.

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Sarah Monson

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Assistant Dir. of Recruitment
Online Admissions | (218) 281-8569



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    Earn a University of Minnesota Degree
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    Average Salary: $47,993
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    Careers in Public Relations
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    Careers in Social Media

Major in the making of you


The University of Minnesota Crookston provides on campus and online programs in Communication, English and Marketing. It’s real, hands-on and will get you ready for anything.

Career Options

Corporate Communication, Editing, Event Planning, Health Management, Marketing, Media Relations, Politics, Public Relations, Public Affairs and Information, Publication Design, Sports Information, Social Media Management, Website Design

Emphasis Areas

  • Social Media
  • Communication Studies
  • Organizational Communication/Public Relations

Learn more about our Communication minor.




  • Strengthen and develop the writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills you will use every day to communicate effectively with co-workers, clients, and the public.

  • Create portfolio-building materials in the classroom to use in the real world.

  • Develop strong communication skills desired by employers.

  • Find or even create jobs in almost any field and in all sectors of the economy and across multiple levels of organizations.

Are you ready?

We open the door for those who are ready. Ready to change their life, ready to achieve goals, and ready to make a difference in the lives around them. All brought to you in an online, flexible environment. With a University of Minnesota degree that will bring you to soaring new heights. And endless possibilities getting you ready for a career change, to start something new, or to start over -- whatever your reason is, take your next step with UMN Crookston! We're ready, are you?

Meet your future professors

  • Megan Bell

    Associate Professor
  • Mark Huglen PhD

    Accreditation Liaison Officer
  • Jacob Bell

    Teaching Specialist
  • Megan Pederson

    Teaching Specialist