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Communication, Journalism and Media

The Department of Communication, Journalism and Media at Shippensburg University is committed to our students’ growth by providing experiential opportunities that have practical value for future careers in broadcast, journalism, public relations and visual media. Our ACEJMC-accredited bachelor’s degree prepares graduates to meet the needs of the modern workforce.

The department offers a Bachelor of Science and a minor in Communication, Journalism and Media, and a Master of Science in Strategic Communication.

Why Choose Ship?

Our students are prepared for a variety of careers and/or graduate study thanks to:

  • Award-winning student media organizations
  • Small class sizes resulting in personalized attention
  • Industry-quality photography, videography and audio equipment
  • Faculty members with professional experience in different communication fields


Our Mission:

To develop adaptable communication professionals through scholarship and experiential learning to contribute to the public good in a diverse world.

Our Vision:

To be a leader in high-impact learning experiences, noted for its commitment to quality and excellence.

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