Why Communication at Valpo?

A communication major can take you down a variety of career paths from public relations and journalism to social media management and public speaking. In fact, no matter your dream job, a degree in communication will provide an excellent foundation in effective verbal, written, and visual communication found valuable in various careers. You will learn how to use a wide variety of communication outlets, determine your target audience, analyze the context, and create messages with the appropriate meaning for your communication goals. In addition, communication majors are encouraged to get involved with the diverse media outlets run through the department, including the campus newspaper, radio station, television station, and yearbook.

Communication Highlights


The CVA department faculty have relationships with local professionals and organizations including organizations on campus that have successfully hosted students as interns.

Diverse Possibilities

The career opportunities for Communication majors are diverse. It will prepare graduates for a variety of careers.

Experts and Mentors

Professors at Valpo help students develop their knowledge, their career plans, and their curiosity.

Digital Media Arts Alumni
Alumni Spotlight
We still reminisce and laugh about our shared experiences – everything from photoshoots at the Indiana Dunes, to songs hummed or words said to each other as we worked in the pitch-black dark room trying not to run into each other, to a photo conference Professor Tomasek took a large group of students to at Burr Oaks State Park…
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