Create and Distribute Stories That Can Impact Any Audience

At Fort Hays State University, you will learn to speak and write to inspire others hearts and minds.


Our department offers degree programs that focus on human communication behaviors in public relations and advertising. At Fort Hays State, you will complete a set of foundational courses that expose you to multiple aspects of the communications field, all to help you think about the many career options ahead.



Graduates from the Department of Communication Studies are highly sought-after advertisers, reporters and public relations leaders. You will join the ranks of our accomplished alumni working in a variety of communications industries. With an excellent academic program and a network of alumni across different sectors, you will be ready to pursue your own career after completing our program.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

We have strong faculty mentorship that will help you plan your curriculum and concentration and keep you on track throughout the program, ensuring you have the individualized attention and related resources to successfully complete your degree.


Upcoming Events

26 FEB

TILTed Tech Mini-Conference: Methods for Informing Instruction

Memorial Union, UN 222 - Stouffer Lounge Tuesday, ...more

27 FEB

MDC Workshop: Customer Service in the Digital Age: First Impressions Matter 2.0

Memorial Union, UN 217 - Trails Room Wednesday, F ...more

27 FEB

Nicodemus, KS: A Story of Black Migration to Western Kansas

Forsyth Library, FL South Study Area Wednesday, F ...more

28 FEB

Student Employee Sexual Harassment Prev

Memorial Union, UN 217 - Trails Room Thursday, Fe ...more