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School Of Communication And Journalism
Mass Communication
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Why Study Mass Communication?

Communication affects everything we know - or think we know - about the world around us. By studying mass communication at SBU’s School of Communication and Journalism, you will understand how those messages are created and shared, as well as why and how they work. And when you’ve earned your degree, you will be prepared to work in a variety of fields as a valued, and valuable, communication professional.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Media
  • Storytelling
  • Message Design
  • Research Methods

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Mass Communication Law and Ethics
  • Critical Media Theory
  • Media Writing
  • Data Analysis and Storytelling

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Communications Manager
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Digital Content Creator
  • Writer/Editor

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Major League Baseball
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • NBC 

Interested in this Major?

School of Communication and Journalism

Chair: Laura Lindenfeld

Office: Melville Library N-4004

Phone: (631) 632-7403

School Of Communication And Journalism
Mass Communication
Back to all Programs

Why Study Mass Communication?

Communication affects everything we know - or think we know - about the world around us. By studying mass communication at SBU’s School of Communication and Journalism, you will understand how those messages are created and shared, as well as why and how they work. And when you’ve earned your degree, you will be prepared to work in a variety of fields as a valued, and valuable, communication professional.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Media
  • Storytelling
  • Message Design
  • Research Methods

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Mass Communication Law and Ethics
  • Critical Media Theory
  • Media Writing
  • Data Analysis and Storytelling

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Communications Manager
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Digital Content Creator
  • Writer/Editor

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Major League Baseball
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • NBC 

Interested in this Major?

School of Communication and Journalism

Chair: Laura Lindenfeld

Office: Melville Library N-4004

Phone: (631) 632-7403

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