Mission College Communication Studies

Student speaking

What is Communication Studies?

Communication Studies is more than just Public Speaking. It's learning about communication and learning to apply effective and appropriate communication skills in a number of settings, incuding Interpersonal, Intercultural, Team or Group relationships, and various forms of Media. Come, explore and learn to improve your own communication skills for a better job, a better community, and a better life!

What makes us special?
  • An exemplary teaching faculty dedicated to assisting students improve communication effectiveness.
  • Offers a ten unit certificate that demonstrates your communication competence to universities and employers.
  • Updated curriculum in Interpersonal, Intercultural, Career Communication, Group Communication, Mass Communication and Voice and Articulation.
  • Current multi-media technology
  • Communication Activities/ Forensics program that is individualized to the self-paced needs of students.
  • Accelerated and weekend classes


Contact Information

Administrative Specialist:
Kena Rogers 408-855-5219 

Department Chair:
Steve Lipman

Valerie Jensen

Degree / Certificate