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Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies offers programs of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels designed to help students understand and improve all facets of human verbal and nonverbal interaction by improving their knowledge about communication and its uses to achieve individual, group, and societal goals.

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Criminal Justice

The Department of Criminal Justice provides undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed to give students comprehensive understanding of the nature and causes of crime, criminal justice processes, criminal justice organizations and agency practices, and the law and legal system.

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Journalism and Media Studies

The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies prepares undergraduate and graduate students to become thoughtful scholars and researchers and effective professionals in broadcast and print journalism, integrated marketing communication, public relations, and media studies.

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Public Policy and Leadership

The School of Public Policy and Leadership employs an interdisciplinary approach to create knowledge and understanding to support effective policy and governance through collaborations of faculty, students, and the greater community.

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Social Work

The School of Social Work offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare students to practice in a dramatically changing environment with a focus on achieving social and economic justice, overcoming barriers to oppression and poverty, developing a vision to enhance services on behalf of vulnerable populations, and building a strong human services community.