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Bachelor of Science
Communication: Strategic Organizational Communication
Learn to use strategic communication to solve and voice issues in teams, organizations, and communities. Focus areas include project management, stakeholder engagement, community outreach, data gathering and analysis, and partnership building.
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Strategic Communicators are Ready to Lead, Listen, Analyze, and Problem-Solve
Excellent communicators know how to work well independently or on teams, articulate messages that engage the public, and use diverse platforms to reach target audiences.

These students become strategic thinkers, innovators, and problem solvers with a portfolio featuring projects with local organizations and agencies.

Strategic organizational communication students also make competitive applicants for graduate programs in law, public administration, public policy, human resource management, nonprofit management, and many other fields.
"Strategic organization has given me the skills and tools I need to make a difference. Through this emphasis, I have learned how to go out into the real-world and do something that actually matters."

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Strategic Organizational Communication have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in
Community Outreach Manager
If you like to advance your organization’s priorities while building relationships with other organizations, engage in community activities, maintain clear records of participants, partners, and donors, and establish consistent communication between your organization, partner organizations, and community members, you may enjoy this career!
Director of Stakeholder Engagement
If you like to manage and measure work, build effective teams, articulate a vision and purpose, cultivate relationships inside and outside of an organization, and motivate others, this career might be a great fit for you!
Governmental Office Director/Chief of Staff
Suppose you like to analyze complex interdisciplinary issues, track stakeholder and public opinion, make recommendations for action, develop and implement policies and procedures, and participate in community management and social change. In that case, this career might be for you!

Getting Started in This Degree

If you are interested in Strategic Organizational Communication, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

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