Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies develops future leaders, advocates, visual designers, writers and communicators through an interdisciplinary, international and integrated program of communication research, education, engagement and application.

Through its undergraduate program and student organizations, it focuses on understanding how information processes and communication technologies impact to local and global communities and prepares students for careers as effective and ethical communicators and leaders, with awareness of and appreciation for contemporary communication issues and with the skills and tools conducive to success across professional contexts.

Rattler Focus and Rattler Readiness

Have you lost your job due to COVID-19? Rattler Focus and Rattler Readiness are virtual workforce development workshops open to Bexar County residents. The workshops are in partnership with Project Quest and are no cost to participants. Read our Gold & Blue article, “St. Mary’s programs fight COVID-19 job loss.”

Professor Emeriti

Eijah Akhahenda, Ph.D.

Professor Emeriti Eijah Akhahenda

Eijah Akhahenda, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus of English and Communication Studies, 2015.

Bill Israel, Ph.D.

Professor Bill Israel

Bill Israel, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus of English and Communication Studies, 2022.

Academic Programs in the Department of Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Visual Communication Design

English Communication

Online Master of Arts in Communication Studies

Graduate Certificate in Public Communication, Public Policy and Public Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication

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