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Why Communication & Rhetorical Studies at Duquesne?

1. Top Tier Ranking

Studying communication in the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies is a starting point for an exciting and successful professional journey. Our program, recognized by the Princeton Review in 2008, unites communication research and client-based marketplace projects through a humanities education.

Ongoing faculty scholarship and marketplace involvement infuse your learning experience with ideas and the ability to put those ideas into action.

2. Leadership Development

Our ongoing commitment to research, ethics, and engagement in the marketplace brings classroom learning to life through our majors:

Each major provides opportunities for you to put theory into practice, honing your skills as a communication professional. We prepare you to be a communication leader who will shape this century.

3. Marketplace Preparation

Energized by the Spiritan tradition and a firm belief in the mission of Duquesne University, our distinguished faculty, dedicated staff, and involved students are inspired, called to serve, and driven to succeed. Faculty and students are involved in learning outside the classroom that includes volunteer, internship, and practicum experiences nationally and internationally.

We invite you to learn more about communication at Duquesne through our: