Communication and Media Bachelor's Degree at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY

Communication and Media Bachelor's Degree at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY

Undergraduate Programs
First-time freshmen and transfer students looking for the full on-campus college experience.

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Post-Traditional Undergrad
and Graduate Programs

Working professionals and adults who've been out of school for a while, looking to advance their careers.

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Online Programs
Students looking to earn a degree entirely online.

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Communication (BS)

Prepare for a career that reaches beyond traditional communication and media, from web design and social media management to radio and television. Meet our communication faculty.

About the Bachelor's in Communication

With three internships and a 100% placement rate for field experiences, Medaille's communication program puts you on the path to success in a variety of fields. Through our generalist approach, you'll be versed in everything communications, from web page design and social media management to radio and television. Learn to write for all forms of media, delve into promotion strategies, try your hand at digital media production and more — discover your true path as you uncover what you love about communication and media.

 

Program Specs

Total Credits: 120 credits

Major Core Component: 39 credits

Required Internships: 12 credits

 

Courses, Requirements & Policies

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Faculty Like Family

As a communication major at Medaille College, you'll benefit from our personal, genuine, professional mentorship, both in and out of the classroom. You'll network with professors who will help you to navigate not only the rigors of college, but of life.

 

Hands-on Experience

Studio time isn't reserved only for upperclassmen in the communication program at Medaille. You'll have the opportunity to begin working in our online radio station, TV studio and newspaper room from your first day on campus.

 

Learn From Experts

Not only will Medaille faculty treat you like family, they're real experts in the field! Learn from professors with experience in broadcasting (on- and off-air), public relations, advertising, social media and more.

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MCTV: Sample Student Work in the Medaille College TV Studio

 

Harness the opportunity to learn from caring, knowledgeable professors like Dr. Juli Hinds, Chair of the Department of Communication and Sport Studies.

I’ve never had a professor like Dr. Hinds. One that goes out of her way to make sure each student is not only doing well academically, but also emotionally.

Aisha Bawani ’21

I owe a debt of gratitude to professor Pozantides for continuing to fight for me, so I would get the best internship opportunities possible. He does this for all of his students.

Ashley (Hassett) Hirtzel '12, Communications Coordinator, Cantalician Center for Learning

Graduates from Medaille's communication program work in a variety of fields, including:

Broadcasting

Print Journalism

Public Relations

Advertising

Marketing

Social Media

Sports Communication

Special Events

Community and Media Relations

Healthcare Communication

Human Resources

College Admissions and Student Affairs

Medaille alumni have gone on to careers as:

Radio News Director

National Magazine Editor

Vice President of Corporate Communications at a Major Bank

Radio Personality

Sports Information Officer

NCAA Basketball Coach

TV News Videographer

Marketing Representative

 

Admission Requirements

Visit the Department of Communication and Sport Studies

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Email: ug@medaille.edu
Call: (716) 880-2000

Program News


Assistant Professor Dr. Juli Hinds to Present Paper on COVID-19 Era Teaching Strategies at 2nd World Conference on Teaching and Education

Communication & Sport Communication Program Director Dr. Juli Hinds’ paper entitled “Rebooting Engaged Pedagogy: Strategies for Making Online Classrooms Dynamic, Inclusive and Holistic during the COVID-19 Era and Beyond” has been accepted by the scientific committee of the 2nd World Conference on Teaching and Education after double blind peer review. She will virtually present the paper at the conference on February 19.

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