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

82% Success Rate

Percentage of 2020 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.

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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.

Learn more about our strategic plan

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 to award $28,000 annual scholarship to winner of best director award

Quinnipiac has announced it will award a $28,000 annual scholarship to the winner of the best director award from the All-American High School Film Festival (AAHSFF).

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Professor earns Runway of Dreams Foundation’s Inspirational Achievement Award

Professor Dave Stevens has earned a prestigious award from the Runway of Dreams Foundation.

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Professor launches podcast on the journalists behind the 9/11 coverage

The Quinnipiac University Podcast Studio in the School of Communications will debut a series of 10 episodes on the stories behind the September 11, 2001 coverage, beginning this Friday.

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University community reflects on 9/11 — and the day’s significance

We invited members of the university community to reflect on the significance of the attacks of September 11, 2001 — and the time that followed — on their lives and in their respective industries. Here is what they said:

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Quinnipiac ranked No. 1 in nation for job placement after graduation for third year in a row

For the third consecutive year, Quinnipiac has been named the top university in the United States for successful career placement following graduation by Zippia.com.

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