About the Program


Immerse yourself in multimedia communication to become an expert in today’s ever-changing communications environment. 

In the professional communications program at PhilaU, you will learn how to integrate the latest technology with more traditional communications media to develop a flexible toolkit for any career in the rapidly changing and expanding communications field.

You will learn how to construct and maintain an online presence, including best social media practices, blogging, and even learn about web usability.  You will get inside looks at more traditional media, like seeing studios at CNN, while you study changes in the communications industry itself, teaching you to predict what’s next.

Communications skills are balanced with crucial visual training, with classes in Photoshop, Illustrator and color theory – increasingly beneficial abilities in today’s multimedia environment. 

Classes in writing, visual design, marketing and public relations prepare you for a multitude of internship and study abroad opportunities.  You will become a well-rounded communicator and sought after candidate for careers in marketing, writing, public relations and more across a spectrum of different industries.

Are you an adult student interested in completing this major online? Visit our Professional Communication and Emerging Media major.