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School of Communication

Mass Communication Major


A School of Communication student works in a computer lab. Photo | John McKieth

Earn a B.A. in Mass Communication in Downtown Pittsburgh

If you're interested in a broader mass media education, this bachelor's degree program — available on campus or fully online — is for you.

You will complete the media basics, and then sample from the most enticing courses and experiences throughout the School of Communication. You might complete video production and web design projects, take copywriting and social media marketing courses and study journalism subjects, such as feature writing and investigative reporting.

Mass communication majors also participate in the Point Park News Service, internships, student media, and many more media-related clubs and organizations.

This versatile major is especially accessible for students transferring to Point Park with significant college work already under their belts and for students who plan to take part in extensive international study and travel.

 Careers in Mass Communication

  • Reporter
  • Media Entrepreneur
  • Media Management
  • Graduate Study
  • Law School
  • Educational Media
  • Media Marketing
  • Diplomacy
  • Public Information

For a comprehensive list of program requirements, see the degree requirements and School of Communication course descriptions.