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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May

School of Communications Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Ceremonies

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May

College of Arts & Sciences, and Schools of Communications, Education, Law Commencement Ceremony

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May

MS in Interactive Media and Communications Online Webinar

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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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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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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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Alumnus helps develop positive Super Bowl experience for fans

Luke Ahearn ’20 is working hard to help ensure that football fans have a safe and enjoyable Super Bowl experience, one that they will cherish for years to come.

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Journalism students selected for prestigious Carnegie-Knight Initiative

Emily DiSalvo '21 and Jessica Simms '21 have been selected to participate in the Carnegie-Knight News21 Initiative.
 

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Alumna's efforts help thousands of fans be able to cheer on Bills

When the Buffalo Bills take the field today for the Divisional Playoff, one Bobcat’s team will have already earned a big win.

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Quinnipiac unveils 10-year master facilities plan

Quinnipiac has released its recently completed master facilities plan, ‘Designing Our Future,’ which provides a comprehensive strategy and set of recommendations. The plan will guide physical planning across QU’s three campuses over the next 10 years.

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