Department of Mass Communication

Gain the skills 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 coursework tracks in advertising, journalism and public relations. Students will come away with the practical skills that can be used in a wide range of careers. 

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 page of the Towson PR Group, TU PRSSA, and email the Towson Advertising Club, AdFed TUfor 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. These connections and partnerships help students prepare for a successful career in communications.