BA in Communication Studies

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The Dyson Advantage

From digital video to interpersonal interactions, communications impacts every aspect of life, work and play. Innovation in the area of communications is exploding and there is no better time to major in Communication Studies than now. Communication Studies majors on Pace University’s New York City campus explore the many ways people and institutions use messages to generate meaning and how these messages are interpreted and understood. A degree in Communication Studies will prepare you to be a critical thinker, a powerful writer and an articulate speaker.

Dyson's Innovative Scholarly Faculty

BA in Communication Studies

Students who wish to prepare for the professions can choose to concentrate in the study of organizations, institutions, group process, persuasion, critical thinking and cultural communication. Students who want a career in direct content creation or professional support of the popular arts, public relations and/ or persuasive campaigns can study the phenomena of mass media and gain practical skills in digital and convergent media. Students who plan to attend graduate school or pursue a career in academia will be qualified to excel in any masters and/or doctoral program.

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Dyson's Innovative Scholarly Faculty

Our faculty includes members who are experts in a range of specialties within the discipline of Communications Studies including (Inter)cultural and Organizational Studies, International Communication, Gender Studies, Media and Film Criticism, Writing for Radio, TV, and Digital Media, and Citizen Journalism and Civic Engagement.

Our faculty-student ratio is low, allowing for meaningful learning exchanges between students and our expert faculty in the classroom.


Pace University is located in the hub of lower Manhattan and offers students incredible opportunities to combine the academic experience with all that New York City has to offer. New York City is a center of media production, and through Pace University’s Cooperative Education program students have successfully landed  prestigious internships in music, television, publishing, fashion, radio, public relations, arts and entertainment management, and non-profit organization. Students gain immense professional experience while completing their degree.

Internships In New York

  • 5W Public Relations
  • Alpha Media Group/Maxim Magazine
  • Atlantic Records
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine
  • Out Louder Productions/MTV Networks
  • Rachael Ray Show
  • V Magazine
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Warner Music Group