Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Culture and Society

Studies have shown that academic, professional, and personal success depends on our ability to communicate effectively. Broaden your understanding and sharpen your communication skills in the Communication program at MCC.

Our program offers you a dynamic blend of theory and practical experience directed by a faculty of experienced and competent communicators. Smaller class sizes enhance the learning process through student interaction, collaborative learning, and interactive technology.

With the Communication program, you:

  • Develop skills for academic success
  • Increase your professional effectiveness
  • Create positive personal relationships
  • Prepare to contribute to your community with confidence

Transfer Degree

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.

A list of available transfer degree options for the Communication program
At MCC, get an... Specialize in... Transfer to... To get a... Courses
Associate in Arts, Communication Communication Emphasis Arizona State University - West Campus Communication
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University - Tempe Campus Communication
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University - West Campus Communication
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University - Tempe Campus Communication
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus Communication
(Bachelor of Arts)
Northern Arizona University Communication
(Bachelor of Arts)
University of Arizona Communication
(Bachelor of Arts)

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Communication program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists


Public Relations and Fundraising Managers


Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers


* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

Meet with an Advisor

Become a Student

Click here for MCC’s easy-to-use Enrollment Steps.

Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Communication program is available through the Communication, Theatre & Film Arts department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.