Cutting-edge communications to help you thrive in the global market

Master the hive mind at Susquehanna University by learning the art of multimedia interaction. Anyone who has come out on top did it by knowing how best to communicate with others in the digital age. You’ll have the freedom to chart your own path toward your ideal media industry career. Experienced faculty will help you choose your own courses and discover your future in such dynamic fields as sportscasting, independent filmmaking, public relations and multimedia journalism.

Small classes give you a head start on networking. Together with your classmates you’ll participate in bold collaboration. With the help of Susquehanna’s expert faculty, you’ll learn to use award-winning campus media outlets and cutting-edge equipment to generate creative content and excitement. For example, if you’re serious about sports media, you can take advantage of many opportunities to get actively involved, such as attending the Pro Baseball Winter Meetings or rubbing shoulders with the Philadelphia Eagles.

On your way to mastering communications arts, you’ll have the chance to seize opportunities. Study abroad. Take risks to pioneer and create all kinds of multimedia content. Learn how content affects people and why, how people consume media, how their use of media evolves and how you can influence them and how to steer the course of global communications in sports, journalism, politics, advertising and entertainment. Your journey will allow you to host radio shows, launch podcasts and start buzz in the campus newspaper and produce compelling videos that change minds and move hearts.


Emmys won by our graduates

of students study abroad
of students receive financial aid

Pro experience at the college level

If you’re serious about sports media, check out all the opportunities Susquehanna offers you, from attending the Pro Baseball Winter Meetings to rubbing shoulders with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Several sports media majors take in the view from the Lincoln Financial Field press box as part of a stadium tour arranged by Philadelphi...

“Susquehanna offers a lot of extracurriculars that coincided with what I was studying in communications. I was able to write for the school newspaper and also participate as a member of PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America).”

Melissa Barracato ’20 MS

Potential Careers

  • Broadcast journalist
  • Advertising/public relations account manager
  • Sports anchor
  • Community relations manager
  • Digital media data analyst

Recent Employers

  • NBC Universal
  • ESPN
  • Tesla
  • Comcast
  • University of Pennsylvania

Average Salary


2021 median pay for advertising & marketing managers

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Rocking the top 10 ranks Susquehanna’s communications program its top 10 ranking, specifically for the hands-on education through internships and extracurriculars.

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Communication Studies

Studying for a Degree in Communication Arts

Explore the courses you’ll take on your journey to earning a degree in communication arts at Susquehanna.

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