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Find the Best Mass Communication Colleges for You

By Peterson's Staff updated on Thursday, January 31, 2013

Mass communication is a broad field that may include journalism (broadcast, print, and web), advertising, public relations, marketing, and other even more specific areas. Getting a degree in this field provides a solid foundation for a large number of career options.

Finding colleges with communications programs

When you're searching for mass communication colleges, the key is to find the program that matches your needs. Instead of focusing on the sujectively-decided "best" college communication programs, focus on finding the best program for you.

You may be looking for broadcast journalism colleges. Be sure to check out the academic courses and extracurricular opportunities, such as a college televsion or radio station, internship possibilities, or other hands-on experiences.

If you're looking for advertising colleges, look into the opportunities that you will have to learn the basics, work on sample ad campaigns, participate in research, and get involved with actual companies in an internship or co-op setting.

Mass communication colleges offer graduates numerous career choices and give them the skills to succeed in a variety of industries. The key part of selecing a school is finding one that is the best fit for your interests and abilities.

Colleges Offering Mass Communication Programs
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