• Brittany Peterson has been named a Presidential Teacher for 2017-2020.
Welcome to the School of Communication Studies

The School of Communication Studies (COMS) offers three distinct academic programs for our students. The Bachelor of Science Degree promotes a liberal arts orientation whereby students learn to pose questions and pursue answers by critically thinking, describing, synthesizing, critiquing, and imagining. Our top ranked doctoral program provides students with rigorous instruction to develop and enhance research expertise in Relating and Organizing, Health Communication, and Rhetoric and Public Address. The  on-line Master of Arts in Organizational Communication allows professionals to study and earn a degree from a distance. We encourage you to explore the information contained here and discover what COMS at OU can offer you. We are proud of our heritage, proud of our graduates and proud of our discipline!

COMS is hiring a Director of Communication Studies for 2019-2020

We welcome our new faculty member!

The deadline to apply for the COMS Doctoral Program is January 1, 2019.



Alumni Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Important Dates

October 5th, 2018: Fall Reading Day

October 15th-20th, 2018: Homecoming

October 19th, 2018: Prospective Doctoral Student Webinar

October 22nd-26th, 2018: Advising Week

January 1st, 2019: Deadline to apply for COMS Doctoral Program

January 2nd, 2019: Deadline to apply for Director of Communication Studies

March 1st, 2019: Admitted Doctoral Student Welcome Weekend


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