Department of Communication

  • Capturing the moment at Hanna Park.

  • Filming the action on the St. Johns River.

  • Scouting locations at Kingsley Plantation.

  • Learning to compose a great shot.

  • Visiting Venice, Italy as a multimedia journalist.

As a Jacksonville University COMM student, you’ll enjoy exciting opportunities to practice the art and craft of communication. Your educational experience in communication includes active and engaged learning designed to empower you to create multimedia content including writing, editing, speaking, video storytelling, and strategic social media management.

The Department of Communication offers flexible majors, minors and certificate programs that all provide a solid foundation for any career.

  • B.A. in Communication 
  • Minor in Communication 
  • Minor in Strategic Social Media 
  • Certificate in Strategic Social Media 

Opportunities abound to practice what you learn in the classroom through our major, minors, or certificate programs. Enhance your understanding through active and engaged learning with communications in internships, study abroad programs, and student media productions. Student media practicums are open to interested and qualified students as early as your freshman year. The practicums provide an opportunity to earn credit while working on the JU student media and strengthen your academic and leadership portfolio. In addition, each spring the JU Media Board awards scholarships to practicum student media leaders. Our four student media organizations are: 

  • The Dolphin Channel News
  • Dolphin Radio
  • The Navigator Newspaper
  • Phin Communications Public Relations & Advertising Agency



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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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