School of Communication & Media


From understanding mass media to building effective interpersonal skills, Palm Beach Atlantic University fully fosters the study of communication. The major in communication will prepare students academically for lifelong learning, leadership and service. It emphasizes contemplation and action, providing students with a liberal arts environment designed to enhance intellectual, spiritual, and personal character development.  Graduates will enter the community and the wider world with exceptional oral, written and relational skills gained through courses covering rhetoric, persuasion and time-honored ideas of citizenship, community and commitment to civil discourse.

Your Courses & Classes

Your Experience

As a Communication major at Florida's top Christian college, you'll:

  • Experience a Christ-centered education.
  • Enjoy a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 18.
  • Develop the ability to communicate dynamically and effectively.
  • Receive a solid foundation in the debate process, public speaking and organizational communication.
  • Survey the role of mass media in contemporary American society.
  • Analyze moral philosophy as it pertains to effective, ethical communication in personal life and publicly.

Your Faculty

Our award-winning professors’ accomplishments include:

  • Having productions featured at the Cannes Film Festival and on HBO and Showtime.
  • Touring with the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
  • Earning numerous awards in journalistic writing, photography and page design.

Your Opportunities in Communication

With your degree, you might decide to attend graduate or professional school. Or, you can enter career fields including:

  • Business
  • Advertising
  • Mass Communication
  • Communication and Health Care
  • International Relations and Negotiations
  • Social and Human Services