Writing clearly, speaking effectively, and making a cogent argument are useful in virtually every field and in all aspects of life. Mastery of communication gives students a competitive edge in gaining employment in fields such as business, law, and media—anywhere writing and critical thinking skills are required. The ability to communicate effectively is a lifelong skill that gives students the power to inform, persuade, inspire, and foster change.
The communication and media degree program at Nazareth College prepares students to become effective communicators in spoken, written, and visual forms. Because communication practices change rapidly in our digital environment, professors review and revise the communication and media curriculum every three years. The comprehensiveness of the major results in a versatile skill set and diverse employment opportunities.
Ever heard of Media Marathoning? Lisa Perks analyzes, researches, and teaches on the topic that consumes so many people. As Assistant Professor and Director of the Communication and Media program, Perks engaged her students in discussions that helped her write her book, Media Marathoning: Immersions and Morality. Read more about Media Marathoning and Lisa Perks
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"I love the type of work I do because it is seen as a revolutionary and non-traditional way of marketing. That being said, I have the opportunity of paving and building this field for the next generation." More Alumni Profiles
Our students have pursued graduate degrees in communication, library science, law, public relations, and public policy at these institutions:
Students who graduate from Nazareth with a 3.5 GPA or better and are accepted into the graduate School of Communication of American University in Washington, D.C. can receive a 30% reduction in graduate tuition (saving $13,338) and pay no application fee. Learn more »