Excellence in communication contributes to success in all aspects of personal, professional, and civic life. In the Department of Communication Studies, students concentrate on communication theory, research, and practice in a variety of contexts, including public speaking, conflict resolution, management, and political campaigns.
"NCA is the largest national organization dedicated to communication. Researchers, educators, and professionals, work to understand and better all forms of human communication. Through publications, resources, conferences, conventions, and services, NCA contributes to the greater good of education and society."
"The Eastern Communication Association (ECA) is a professional organization of scholars, teachers, and students of Communication Studies. The ECA was initially established in 1910 and continues as the oldest professional communication association in the United States."
The Emerson Career Development Center is dedicated to educating Emerson College students and alumni about career development—helping them refine the skills needed to successfully navigate the many career paths they may travel throughout the course of their professional lives.