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Mass Communications

Mass Communications is a dynamic field, offering opportunities in careers such as journalism, advertising, video and film production, and social media. Virtually any organization or corporation can utilize graduates with mass communications skills

About the Program

The rapidly evolving world of mass media affects our lives on a daily basis. New technologies are creating a global network of ideas, information, and industries. The objectives of Piedmont College's program of study in mass communications are:

(1) to provide students with a basic understanding of television, radio, and Internet broadcasting, advertising and promotion, communications networks, journalism, and the effects of media on society;

(2) to provide students with the knowledge to work successfully in organizations utilizing mass media technologies and developing mass media content; and

(3) to prepare students for graduate studies in mass communications.

Graduates in mass communications are highly sought after by employers who are striving to keep up with the demands of mass media and global communications networks. Virtually any organization or corporation can utilize individuals with skills in Mass Communications.

Piedmont College's internship program in Mass Communications opens the door for students to easily migrate from academia to industry.


Stories & Highlights

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