Communication (BS)

Communication (BS)

120 credits
Major Requirements
39 credits
General Education Core
33 credits
12 credits
Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses
24 credits
Free Electives
12 credits
What can you do with this degree?

Medaille communication program graduates work in a variety of fields, including:

Print Journalism
Public Relations
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
About the Program 

What sets Medaille’s communication degree program in New York apart? 

  • Small classes
  • One-on-one mentorship with professors in and out of the classroom 
  • Frequent field trips that encompass all areas of the field and allow students to gain real-world knowledge from networking
  • Three required internships
  • Faculty with real work experience in the field — broadcasting (on- and off-air), public relations, advertising, social media and more
  • Start working in our online radio station, TV station and newspaper from your first day on campus

Communication (BS) Program Faculty

  • Juli Hinds
    Juli Hinds Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Department of Communication & Sport Studies, Advisor, WMCB

    Office: M029

    Phone: (716) 880-2819


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  • Richard L. Jacob
    Richard L. Jacob, Ph.D.

    Professor, Department of Communication & Sport Studies, Program Director (SPM)

    Office: M027

    Phone: (716) 880-2131


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  • Louis Pozantides
    Louis Pozantides, M.S. Ed.

    Program Director for both Sport Management and eSports Management, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Communication & Sport Studies, Advisor, WMCB

    Office: M025

    Phone: (716) 880-2164


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You have an exciting journey ahead —
and we’ll be there every step of the way.

Medaille College is the place for students who want to change their world and improve the lives of their communities through their careers as leaders, advocates and professionals. Each one of Medaille’s undergraduate programs prepares you for the workplace through hands-on learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000

  • Personalized support
  • Student-centered environment
  • Financial aid and scholarships available
  • Vibrant campus located in the heart of the City of Buffalo Relevant real-world experiences
  • More than two-dozen clubs and activities
  • Successful NCAA Division III athletic teams



Phone: (716) 880-2000

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