Communication Education

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Earn your degree in Communications with an emphasis in Communication Education at Pittsburg State University.

Teach and direct speech/theatre programs at the secondary school level (grades 6-12). Students in this emphasis track are eligible for licensure in the state of Kansas. Graduates may apply for a license in other states as well.

Topics unique to the Communication Education emphasis track include:

  • Acting
  • Stagecraft
  • Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Theatre History
  • Techniques for Teaching Speech and Theatre 
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Stage Direction

Communication Education graduates find jobs teaching:

  • Speech communication
  • Mass media
  • Theatre
  • Debate
  • Forensics
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them build their communication skills.

About Communication Department

The Department of Communication offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees within a collaborative and collegial environment. Our top-ranked faculty are highly active in their professions and emphasize the importance of fusing theory with applied skill. We have more than 250 majors across the six emphasis areas of communication education, human communication, media production, multimedia journalism, strategic communication, and theatre. The department stresses an integrated and active approach to learning. Please explore our website and let us know if you have any questions. 

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