As communication moves more and more to the digital realm, we're keeping up with the latest advancements in our fields to make sure you're ready for the career you want.

With concentrations ranging from advertising to organizational communication, there's a place for you to learn — and grow — with us.

Take the Lead

In the Master of Science in Communication program, you'll be empowered to take the lead on your own research and projects and learn about the things you really care about.

Choose to pursue a research-based thesis or a professional project while you're taking courses in communication theory, law and ethics, and your choice of electives.

Hands-On Experience

All of our students in the Department of Communication complete at least one internship, gaining experience at local newspapers, radio and TV stations, creative agencies, and more. And often, these internships lead to jobs after graduation.

There are opportunities out there—take advantage of them.

Department of Communication

Whether you have your sights set on digital journalism, digital radio and television, reporting for international news outlets, running media relations for businesses and individuals, creating eye-catching visual communications, or helping to improve communication within an organization, we are invested in getting you there.

The updated Mass Communication major (with concentrations in Journalism and Broadcasting), the award-winning Strategic Communication major (with concentrations in Advertising, Public Relations, and Organizational Communication), a battery of minors, and a top-notch master's program are designed to help you reach your personal and professional goals.

From your first semester, you get to build your portfolio through classes and extracurricular activities. You accumulate conceptual competencies and hands-on experience with online and print publications, digital TV and radio production, podcasts, advertising and public relations campaigns, and communication consultation projects. You also network with professionals and test your skills in internships. 

Earning a degree in communication makes you versatile and prepares you for careers of today and for careers of the future. Every single industry needs strong communicators, and your degree from UL Lafayette could help you break into just about any sector of the global economy.

Learn more about our undergraduate programs and master's program or contact us to set up a campus visit!