Why Major in Communication at Penn State Behrend?

If you enjoy working with people, presenting new and creative ideas, and welcome the challenge of working with new technology, then consider the communication major at Penn State Behrend.

As one of the most diverse and practical fields of study, communication offers students the opportunity to pursue a wide variety of career options. Communication graduates have become development directors, public relations directors, account executives, marketing managers, teachers, broadcasters, writers, journalists, pastors, coaches, and sports information directors, as well as serving in a wide variety of corporate and professional fields. Others have successfully pursued graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels at leading universities.

Students in the Communication program at Penn State Behrend have access to state-of-the-art television and radio studios and digital editing suites and have opportunities to get involved in media-focused student organizations including BVZ Radio and The Behrend Beacon.