Quinnipiac University
School of Communications

School of Communications

The world of communications is complex, ever-changing and demanding, but also rewarding for those who are well prepared. In just the past decade, mobile computing and social media have revolutionized communications, interactions and relationships. Everyone is a publisher. Access is constant. Real-time data and analytics provide audience insight, enabling communications optimization. If you're up for working in this new world of communications, Quinnipiac is the perfect place to start.

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School by the Numbers

88% Success Rate

Percentage of 2019 graduating seniors who have jobs, are continuing their education or are starting their own companies within 6 months of graduation.

46,200 New Jobs

The number of new communications jobs expected to be added through 2029. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

180 Internship Locations

Students interned at 180 locations across the country during the 2019-20 academic year.

A new world of opportunity

At Quinnipiac’s School of Communications, our point of difference is clear. We provide an education that closely tracks what the markets require, experiential learning opportunities so you can apply that knowledge, and expansive relationships with the top companies to help you gain skills through internships and then land your first job.

Why choose the School of Communications? Hear from some of our students on what drove them to become a Bobcat.

Summer High School Pre-College Programs

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Media Production Presented by Ability Media

June 21 - July 2, 2021

If you’re a high school student with different abilities and aspire to be a content creator, then the Quinnipiac University Media Production Presented by Ability Media summer program provides you with the tools you’ll need to share your story with the world. You’ll learn how to develop compelling content across multiple social media platforms using professional media production techniques and industry-standard equipment in state-of-the-art facilities.

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View all of Quinnipiac's summer high school programs

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Why Quinnipiac?

Students share five reasons why they chose Quinnipiac's School of Communications.

Our Strategic Plan

The School of Communications has developed a five-year strategic plan that focuses on the student experience. We’re proud of what the school has accomplished during its first 20 years of operation and look ahead with excitement as we help our students become the communicators of the future.

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Connecting Students and Alumni

The School of Communications’ Alumni Advisory Board provides our students with connections and professional opportunities around the globe. Members of the Alumni Advisory Board bring decades of experience and leadership and provide crucial insight into a broad scope of communications industries in film, graphic design, journalism, media strategy and public relations. They also act as liaisons to a number of leading organizations.

Meet our alumni advisory board

Quinnipiac Today

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Class of 2020 Commencement

The university hosted three Commencement ceremonies for about 1,300 members of Quinnipiac’s Class of 2020 on Saturday, May 15, on the Mount Carmel Campus Quad.

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Class of 2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement

The university conferred 1,920 undergraduate and 1,103 graduate degrees during 8 ceremonies from May 8 through 10.

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Alumnus co-writes episode of CBS' 'B Positive'

Members of the Quinnipiac community may spot a familiar name in the credits of tonight's episode of CBS' "B Positive." The show will air at 9:30 p.m. ET.

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Schools of Communications, Health Sciences celebrate contributions of individuals with disabilities

The School of Communications' Ability Media in partnership with the School of Health Sciences' occupational therapy program delivered a live broadcast highlighting the contributions of individuals with disabilities last week in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Quinnipiac launches new media platform that educates general public about unique skills, potential of people with disabilities

Quinnipiac has launched a new and innovative media platform called Ability Media.

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