Transform your passion for communication into messaging that informs, connects, inspires, and influences.

Develop the effective and impactful communication skills required for a career in media, marketing, journalism, public relations, and more with a B.A. in Communication or a communication minor from Westfield State University. Our Communication Department offers a unique blend of theory and practice, helping you hone your critical thinking and interpersonal skills while perfecting your ability to clearly express thoughts and concepts. 

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  • 100s

    of internships

  • 6

    Communication-themed student organizations

Faculty guidance and hands-on experience that prepare you for the real world.

We are committed to offering you engaging learning opportunities that empower you to become a creative and ethical communication practitioner. Our faculty prioritizes experiential learning, ensuring you acquire the skills and knowledge needed for success in the field. Additionally, our dedicated internship coordinator facilitates internship opportunities at renowned sites, enhancing your practical, real-world experience and professional development. 

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Get student support from start to finish.

Experience comprehensive support at the Center for Student Success and Engagement. Whether you're navigating the college transition, seeking academic advice, honing study strategies, or accessing various resources, our dedicated programs are ready to assist you.

Explore your passions while developing real-world professional skills.

Westfield State University’s Communication Department offers unique and engaging courses as well as hands-on learning beyond the classroom. Take a deep dive into your interests and develop your unique communication skills. Utilize our onsite television studio, radio station, and student newspaper. Get involved on campus or explore internships both locally and in Washington, D.C.

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Christopher T. Gullen, Ph.D.
Chair – Communication Department 
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Communication Department