Welcome to the Department of Communication, ranked #1 in the nation in research productivity by Academic Analytics

Our department offers studies leading to B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. It has approximately 30 graduate students and 1000 undergraduate majors. The department's strong commitment to quality teaching and research has earned its faculty and graduate students numerous teaching awards and a ranking as one of the top doctoral programs in the nation.


August 20th is the first day of classes!
Accelerated MA Program in Communication

Applications are being accepted for the Accelerated MA Program in Communication for the 2017-2018 academic year.

View the informational powerpoint presentation... read more

Management Communication Quarterly Updates

Management Communication Quarterly is the flagship journal for organizational communication scholarship. MCQ publishes conceptually rigorous, empirically-driven, and practice-relevant research from across the organizational and management communication fields and has strong appeal... read more

View Power Point on Study Abroad in Spain, Italy, China Here.

Interested in studying abroad in Spain, Italy, or China?  View our power point presentation to learn more.

Information is also available on our study abroad... read more

View Prospective Major Info Session Times Here (must attend prior to meeting with advisor).

Are you considering becoming a Communication major?  If so, you will need to attend a major information session for prospective students.  For more information visit our advising page: http://comm.arizona.edu/appts.



SUCCESS! 2018 Blood Drive
The graduate students of the Department of Communication hosted the second annual memorial blood drive in honor of Amanda Kundrat this past Friday,... read more
The Chris Segrin Dissertation Award
The Department of Communication has proudly named the Communication dissertation fellowship after Professor Chris Segrin.   Over his career, Dr.... read more
Fall 2018 classes begin Aug 20th

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Our Location

Contact Info

Department of Communication
1103 E University Blvd
P.O.Box 210025
Tucson, AZ 85721
T | (520) 621-1366
F | (520) 621-5504
General Inquiries:


Sarah Simpson | Last names A-L
Communication 115C
T | (520) 621-1497
F | (520) 621-5504

Randy Yazzie | Last names M-Z
Communication 115A
T | (520) 621-8073
F | (520) 621-5504


Department Head

Jake Harwood
Communication 205
T | (520) 621-1366
F | (520) 621-5504

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