Communications at Susquehanna University

Department of Communications

Do you want to become a journalist, a broadcaster or a public relations executive? Our popular communications major opens doors into these and other fascinating fields.

Expert faculty teach you how to apply essential communications theory to your areas of interest.  Gain practical experience at the campus newspaper and the WQSU-FM radio station. Another opportunity is with Sterling Communications, a student-run public relations firm that works with local businesses.

Many students secure exciting internships in metropolitan centers. Fox Television, MTV, the National Symphony and the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., are but a few examples of companies at which Susquehanna students have interned. Communications alumni find success in a wide variety of organizations and industries.


Communications, digital multimedia emphasis with tracks in:

  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism

Communications, strategic communications emphasis with tracks in:

  • Corporate Communications
  • Public Relations

Communications, communication arts emphasis with tracks in:

  • Communications Studies
  • Speech Communications
  • Teacher Certification


  • Advertising
  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Speech Communication

Emily Burns '14

Emily Burns '14

Emily Burns '14

North Wales, Pa.

Meet a communications major who landed a dream internship with a company she has loved since elementary school.

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