The Communication, Journalism, and Media Department at Suffolk University will give you the skills you need to succeed in today's landscape of complex technologies and diverse audiences. Our location in the heart of Boston enables you to study communication and intern in one of the Top 10 U.S. media markets and in a vital, urban environment. At both the undergraduate and graduate level, you'll work with our experienced teacher-scholars in small group settings in the classroom, studio, and field.

You'll learn in our smart classrooms, state-of-the-art computer labs, specialized video production classroom, editing lab, and television studio. You'll get comfortable using industry-standard video production equipment and editing software. You can gain even more experience by writing for our award-winning student newspaper/online publications, The Suffolk Journal or The Suffolk Voice; joining the student video club, RamCam Productions; or getting in front of the camera reporting on Suffolk in the City for New England Cable News.

Experienced Faculty with Industry Connections

When they are not in the classroom, your professors can be found at sports venues broadcasting games, at international conferences presenting their latest research findings, at screenings discussing their own work, or lobbying for their communities. As a Suffolk student, you could find yourself working at the production desk at a news station or on a movie set. Our faculty also serve on the boards of major national academic organizations, including the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the National Communication Association.

These professors will also help connect you with internships. Suffolk students regularly intern at New England Cable News, PBS, WHDH-TV7, and many other Boston-based media outlets. They also enjoy co-op opportunities at companies like The Boston Globe.

Suffolk also offers two graduate programs in Communication:

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