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Advocacy and Relational Communication Concentration

Our advocacy and relational communication concentration is designed to provide flexible options for studying communication processes such as the psychology of interaction, social impacts of digital media, change facilitation and coursework from related academic disciplines. If you are engaged or interested in people-oriented occupations, human service, social justice or preparing for graduate study in a communication-relevant field, we recommend this concentration for you. You might also consider our Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Mediation.

Advocacy & Relational Communication Concentration - 24 credits

Communication, Conflict & Community
Public Presentations
Power, Privilege, Social Justice

Choose 12 credits from the following:
Interviewing: The Art of Purposeful Communication
Communication of Self-Esteem

The Communication of Affirmation

Healing Communication

Humor & Communication
The Mediation Process

Citizen Media
Topic: Interaction & Social Media
Creating Inclusive Trust Cultures
Communicating Change: Advocacy with Multiple Stakeholders
Topics in Communication Studies
Other related courses with adviser approval

Please see our current Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information.


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