The Communication program introduces students to communication strategies and processes. Earn an Associate of Arts and pursue work as a Technical Writer, Public Relations Specialist, and more.

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Note: Some jobs require education or training beyond the CNM degree/certificate.

Program Information 

Communication can be defined as a process through which people create and share meaning. The field of communication studies teaches you how to:

  • Demonstrate communication competence with diverse audiences in multiple contexts to achieve intended goals.
  • Critically analyze communication elements of processes and messages in various contexts and relationships.

This Associate of Arts degree program is intended to fulfill the freshman and sophomore-level requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree at a four-year institution. A variety of program-approved electives provide introductory exposure to Communication Studies. Such exposure can aid students in choosing a four-year concentration best suited to their interests and goals.

Further Studies

Once you graduate from CNM, you can transfer your Communication degree from CNM to a four-year university and pursue a career in any of the following fields:

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Journalism
  • Mass Communication
  • Organizational Communication

Meet with an advisor to learn more about your transfer options.

Professional Communication Organizations

From Struggle to Success

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Like so many, Angel Morningstar struggled during the pandemic. When he discovered CNM, he found a stepping stone to success. Angel just graduated with four associated degrees, including a Communication degree, and was accepted into Penn State. Learn more about his success story today.