School of Communication & Media

Whether you want to be in a TV newsroom, on stage, in print or on film, PBA can help you get there.

School of Communication & Media

Your future. Do you see it on a Broadway stage? In a network newsroom? Behind a camera? Writing for a magazine or advertising agency? No matter where you imagine yourself in the future, Palm Beach Atlantic University’s School of Communication & Media will help you possess the superior communication skills you’ll need to be successful.

The School of Communication and Media is dedicated to producing the world's next generation of communicators by offering a variety of majors, including theatre, journalism and public relations.

The Programs

Majors

Minors 

At PBA you'll:

  • Benefit from an innovative range of majors and minors.
  • Experience a Christ-centered education.
  • Develop the ability to communicate dynamically and effectively.
  • Enjoy a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 18.
  • Participate in theatre productions, The Beacon campus newspaper or choose one of the more than 30 student organizations on campus.
  • Enhance your knowledge and skills through honor societies.
  • Produce film productions that will premier at our annual student film festival.
Our School of Communication and Media offers a variety of majors to choose from, taught by world-class faculty.

Award-winning Faculty

Faculty in the School of Communication & Media are truly accomplished professionals who are passionate about teaching.

Our 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.

You'll also learn from others, such as:

  • Lori S. Wyman, casting director for Miami Vice and B.L.
    Stryker, who coached our students on auditioning
    for film and television projects.
  • Manuel Garcia, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who
    spoke at the school's annual banquet.

 Speaking of PBA...

“At PBA, we were getting a real hands-on experience, not just a homework assignment. I think it made a huge difference, because it connected everything we were learning in the classroom with real life.”
-- Lauren Cotton, alumnus, founder of Cotton Crews

Please consider giving to the School of Communication and Media so we can help students become professional communicators.