Department of Mass Communication

Gain the tools of communication you need to meet the challenges of the 21st century and learn to communicate with purpose and passion.

About the Department

The Department of Mass Communication is an established leader in the mid-Atlantic region, and provides programs that help students achieve outstanding visual, verbal and written communication skills.

What We Offer

Choose from broad and diverse coursework in advertising, journalism and digital media, and public relations. In addition to theory and research, practical skills are taught that can be used in a wide range of careers. All programs help you become a critical thinker and effective and ethical communicator.

Mass communication student in video lab

Gain Hands-on Experience

Towson University’s media center gives you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in creating your own productions. Take advantage of the journalism, multimedia, video and audio labs.

Student Groups

Visit the Baltimore Watchdog to read student-produced news stories. Check out the Facebook pages of the Towson PR Group and the Towson Advertising Club for more information on how to get involved in these student groups.

Community Relationships

The department builds and maintains strong relationships with alumni and community leaders from the business, government and nonprofit sectors. Use practical, innovative experiences and partnerships to prepare for a successful communication career.