Communication & Digital Studies Program
Major in communication and digital studies at the University of Mary Washington, and you’ll become adept at sharing ideas across communication platforms. Whether you’re exploring games and culture, video art, social media or graphic novels, you’ll control your own digital identity as you learn to create powerful messaging to meet tomorrow’s challenges.
Please consult the UMW Undergraduate Catalog for specific and up-to-date major requirements.
Undergraduate outcome data is collected by the UMW Career Center each year. The data is then broken down by major in order to determine how many graduates in each major are employed, attending graduate school, or pursuing a different path within 6 months of graduation.
“Knowledge Rate” describes the percent of graduates for which the institution has reasonable and verifiable information concerning the graduates’ post-graduation career activities.
“Career Outcomes Rate” describes the number of graduates who have landed in any of the employment categories (full-time, part-time, internship) in addition to service, military, and continuing education divided by the total number of students for whom an outcome is known.
Communication & Digital Studies Alumni (2018-2022)
Total Graduates: 305
Knowledge Rate: 9%
Career Outcome Rate: 84%
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Where do our alumni land?
- Carahsoft Technology Company
- Marine Corps Community Services
- Human Resource Technologies, Inc.
- Creative Color LLC
- Flair Communications
- Global Dimensions
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington Capital Partners
- Geek Squad
- Boston University
- George Mason University
- Marymount University
- University of Alabama
- University of Mary Washington
- VA Polytechnic Institute
- Virginia Tech
Alumni Success Stories
UMW alumni are excited to help current students and other alumni succeed in their fields. Below are stories from alumni about their experiences at UMW and after.
Communication & Digital Studies – Alumni Bios & Advice: Interested in learning where our grads land? Need some advice from alumni? Read about our successful Eagle alums here.
Alumni Videos: Visit the Communications & Digital Studies Alumni playlist on our Youtube page to learn more about our successful alums.