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St. Scholastica’s Communication and Media Studies major is about so much more than writing papers. As a student, you’ll learn about intercultural communication as well as interpersonal communication — both essential skills in today’s global marketplace.

You will develop exceptional writing and analytical skills, and you’ll be able to create convincing arguments and strategically deliver messages to targeted audiences. You will gain a new appreciation for historical contexts of communication, as well as cutting-edge digital communications best practices.

Effective communication is at the heart of countless fields, and as a St. Scholastica Communication and Media Studies graduate, you’ll be ready to excel in any one of them. Program graduates have gone on to pursue fulfilling careers as journalists, lawyers, publishers, film producers and directors.

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Benedictine Scholarship

All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.

Financial Aid

100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of scholarships. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.

Degree Details


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St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.


Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.


Career Outlook

Clear and effective communication is essential in this digital age — and our program prepares students for success after graduation through courses in intercultural communication, media literacy, film, argumentation, persuasion and many others. Internship credits are not always required (and depend on the chosen concentration), although opportunities abound for Communication and Media Studies majors. These experiences provide students with invaluable real-world opportunities as they work with area businesses to enhance their portfolios and general industry repertoires. Program alumni have interned at radio stations, public arts commissions, television stations, advertising agencies, professional sports organizations and a number of other professional environments. The spectrum of job opportunities in the field of communications is constantly expanding as people in every industry can benefit from the skills garnered from this degree. Graduates of the Communication and Media Studies program have gone on to pursue fulfilling careers as journalists, lawyers, lobbyists, photographers, sales representatives, publishers, film producers and directors.

Pair with a Language

and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, German, Ojibwe and Spanish.

Meet Our Faculty

Experienced, Dedicated and Distinguished Educators

Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty’s commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.

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