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Communication at Buffalo State

Communication encompasses many disciplines and career fields. Our alumni are employed across the country as journalists, social media specialists, public relations and advertising professionals, television and video producers, and more.

Get hands-on experience in professional communication settings. Gain a competitive edge in the job market through our internships, student media organizations, and service-learning courses.

Our Programs

We offer bachelor of arts degrees in journalism, public relations and advertising, media production, and communication studies, and an online master of science degree in public relations. We also offer an 18-credit speech minor and a 15-credit sports communication certificate.

Explore Our Programs
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We’re one of only 117 schools in the United States accredited by the prestigious Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, making us one of the finest in the country – and among the most affordable.

ACEJMC website What Accreditation Means
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Real-World Experience

Our emphasis on hands-on, applied-learning through internships, student media organizations, and service-learning courses gives our graduates real-world, professional experience. 

Internships Service-Learning Courses Student Media Organizations
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Career Success

Our graduating students are ready for exciting communication careers in online, print and broadcast journalism, public relations, social media, and advertising, media production, scholarly communication research, and media analysis.  

Alumni Success Stories
Samantha Pangborn

Career Paths

Samantha Pangborn, '21

In spring 2021, media production major Samantha Pangborn interned at WNED-TV and was subsequently offered a full-time position.

Alumni Success Stories