Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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The study of communication is fundamental to understanding how messages
are interpreted through cultural, political, economic, social and psychological
dimensions. That’s why variety and flexibility are found at the core of TROY’s
Communication Arts degree with an emphasis in Communication Studies.
TROY’s communication studies track develops both humanistic and social
scientific skills to explore how people create and share meaning. As a
communication studies major, you will hone writing, research, presentation
and analytical skills that are critical to your future success. You’ll also learn
how to develop effective, ethical messages using traditional and emerging
media and techniques. All of this is done while enhancing your own self-awareness
as you learn about your individual communication strengths and
weaknesses and how to improve your skills.
This program boasts a curriculum that balances academic research with
creative expression and community service. As a student within TROY’s Hall
School of Journalism and Communication, you’ll learn about emerging media
presentation technologies. After studying conflict management, you’ll have
the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned through projects that serve
As part of learning about small group communication, you’ll be required to do field
research observing small groups in a real-world setting. While learning about the
history and techniques of propaganda, you’ll prepare case studies to present to
classmates. Away from the classroom, you’ll be given incredible opportunities to
study abroad and do internships. In an ever-changing career field, these
experiences will help prepare you for professional flexibility—an invaluable skill in
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment within media and
communication occupations is expected to grow, and the median annual
wage for media and communication occupations is higher than the median
annual wage for all occupations. The BLS also notes competition for entry-level
communication positions is expected to be significant. This is due in large part to
the increasing significance of social media as well as growing global competition
among businesses and organizations’ increasing awareness of the importance of
maintaining positive ongoing relationships with customers. Upon earning your
degree from TROY, you’ll be ready to embark on a future in exciting and dynamic