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Organizational Communication

The Organizational Communication program explores effective and participatory communication across business and organizational settings.

Your courses will focus on both theory and practice. You will learn how to think, speak and write clearly - and how to act as an ethical communicator with confidence. And you will also begin to understand the multicultural character of communication in contemporary workplaces and society.

The College of Communication is located in downtown Chicago, at DePaul's Loop campus, giving you access to many media outlets and allowing you to meet and work professionally with leading companies in the industry.


Sample Courses:

  • Communication and Organizational Change
  • The Dark Side of Organizational Communication
  • Human Resources Communication
  • Communication Consulting
  • Diversity, Leadership and Team Building
  • Communication and Corporate Culture
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation

Program Concentrations/Tracks:

  • Latino Media & Communication

Major RequirementsSchedule of ClassesDepartment Website

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Advertising account executive
  • Communication analyst
  • Communication coach
  • Communication specialist
  • Content manager
  • Corporate communication coordinator
  • Event coordinator
  • Human resources
  • Leadership skills developer
  • Project manager


87 percent of 2016 Organizational Communication graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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