Department of Communications

What You'll Learn


The organizational communications program teaches you how to meet the daily challenges of a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. This is more than a communications degree. At Bowie State, we're proud of our diversity and the rich learning experience it creates. Our students come from all walks of life and bring valuable knowledge to the table.

As a graduate student, you'll gain: 

  • A strong foundation in both managerial and analytical techniques to help you navigate the world of corporate communications, public affairs and telecommunications policy 
  • The ability to solve organizational problems, including crisis communications planning, in different environments
  • Educational support to help you succeed in your studies, including access to caring faculty and opportunities for hands-on learning
  • Access to policymakers, telecommunications organizations, public relations firms, advertising professionals and large nonprofit organizations, with Bowie State’s proximity to the power centers of Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and Annapolis, MD

We designed the organizational communications program for people like you, who crave an efficient and dynamic learning environment. You need a program that is flexible and accommodates your lifestyle. That's why we offer:

  • Evening classes to help you balance your job and education
  • Small class sizes that allow you to interact with your instructors and connect with classmates
  • A chance to work with highly experienced and widely published faculty