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.
Total Credits: 120 credits
Major Core Component: 39 credits
Required Internships: 12 credits
Courses, Requirements & Policies
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.
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.
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.
Graduates from Medaille's communication program work in a variety of fields, including:
Community and Media Relations
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
Sports Information Officer
NCAA Basketball Coach
TV News Videographer