Program Overview

As the most flexible major in the School of Communications, our BA in Communications/Media Studies allows you to pursue your specific interests and develop in-depth expertise on the business side of media industries. As you explore the latest trends and challenges facing media companies, from the effects of streaming on cable networks to representation in Hollywood, you'll develop the critical and creative thinking abilities and effective communication skills employers are seeking.

Internships, including opportunities to work in LA through the Quinnipiac University in Los Angeles program, challenge you to apply both the knowledge gained from your coursework and creative problem-solving skills to real-world situations.

Our graduates work in a variety of professional fields including film and television, the music and radio industries, magazines, news, sports, fashion, public relations, marketing, advertising and media research.