Prepare for a profession that serves business and society by promoting awareness of food, agriculture, and science issues among rural and urban audiences. Purdue agricultural communication majors gain skills and experience in public relations, marketing, journalism, and new media through diverse coursework and competitive internships. Through the program’s design, students have the advantage of excelling in communication, science, and agricultural courses—a combination future employers value. Though situated within a large university, the agricultural communication program offers a close-knit community in which students receive personal attention from faculty and staff in the College of Agriculture.
Points of Pride
- Opportunities to network with communication professionals
- Scholarships based on academic achievement, leadership, and professional development
- An active local student chapter of Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow that provides professional development and community service opportunities
- Small classes and individualized attention