Communication Studies

The people who make up this campus are the best of the best. I have made some great friends here, and have had some pretty amazing people take the time to mentor and shepherd me because they really want to instill in me a desire to walk with the Lord.

Molley Patrick '14 Media Communication

Welcome to the Hannibal-LaGrange University Communication Studies Department. We are proud of the hands-on training you will receive during your time here at Hannibal-LaGrange University.

Graduates of the communication studies department are working in exciting career fields in the areas of both media communication and public relations.  As a student, you will interact with professors who have a working knowledge of both the PR and media communication industries.

Our program provides small classes with a curriculum that covers both theory and hands-on learning.  Students in our department have opportunities to work with equipment early on in the program.  As a student, you will also have plenty of opportunities to network with industry professionals by completing an internship

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We Stand Out

Experienced Faculty

Our professors have extensive experience working in the fields that they teach.

Hands-On Learning

Our degree plans offer a practical, hands-on approach to learning with access to professional video equipment and non-linear editing systems

14:1 Student:Faculty Ratio

You are not just a number at HLGU. Our smaller classes allow you to get to know your professors during your academic career.


Communication studies students gain practical experience through required internships

Christian Perspective

We uphold Christ-honoring ethics and value using our Knowledge for Service

Continued Study

Students who wish to continue to graduate work will have a solid foundation for further study.

Learning Labs

Students learn to write for broadcast and print publications.



Faculty Profile

Christy L. Jung

"Students are not just a number at HLGU. They are people with extraordinary talents, passions and skills."

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