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The Department of Communication is one of the nation's top Communication programs serving students at the University of Kentucky for nearly 50 years.

Communication is an essential part of every industry. Find a course that speaks to you!

Take courses and complete a partially fulfilled communication degree fully online.

Our faculty are highly accomplished with a broad range of experience and expertise.

Course Offerings

Communication courses offered at the University of Kentucky.

Become a COM Major

The Department of Communication is one of three units in the College of Communication and Information. We offer Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees for undergraduate Communication majors and teach most of the graduate courses leading to a Master’s or Doctoral degree in Communication through the College’s Graduate Program in Communication. We are noted for our emphasis in health communication, as reflected by our  ranking by the National Communication Association as 6th in the nation in health communication doctoral programs. We enjoy unparalleled research technology support and are one of the most highly funded communication departments in the nation.

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Work with Top Communication Researchers and Instructors

Faculty in the Department of Communication are actively engaged in social science research and community outreach, which provides our students with the opportunity to learn about the latest theoretical breakthroughs and practical applications firsthand.

Our Team

Featured Faculty & Staff

Academic Administration Associate
Assistant Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Teaching Assistant
Graduate Research Assistant

Countdown to Spring 2023!

The Spring semester begins on Monday, January 9th.

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