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The Interpersonal Communication major examines communication and relationships between language, thought and interpersonal action, in an effort to improve these communications among people, groups and communities.



Students majoring in Interpersonal Communication will be able to apply current and seminal research and theory on interpersonal communication to an original Ethnography of Communication project; contribute interpersonal communication expertise to community-improvement programs; and recommend strategies for improving communication in interpersonal, small group and intercultural contexts

Degree Sheet

Career Opportunities

Interpersonal Communication majors have a wide variety of career opportunities, including 

  • Counseling
  • Social Services
  • Healthcare Management
  • Training
  • Human Resources
  • Mediation
  • Ministry
  • Nonprofit Administration

View the career guide for Interpersonal Communication majors.