School of Communication & Media

communicationImpact Your World Through Redeptive Storytelling

The School of Communication & Media is home to an array of programs that have produced acclaimed performers, broadcasters, writers, directors and advertising and public relations professionals. As a student in any of our programs you’ll learn from seasoned industry veterans and find a rich blend of opportunities to hone your craft, step up to your stage and shine bright.

Make Your Mark

Our programs cover a range of dynamic and interesting areas within the fields of communication and media. Whether you’re launching toward a career on Broadway, making movies, writing for print or broadcast media or developing that next viral ad campaign, our programs and accomplished faculty can prepare you to make your  mark on the world. Our majors include:

We also offer minors in:

Own Your Experience

There are a number of distinctive aspects that set our programs apart. You’ll benefit greatly from the redeptive storytelling that is woven throughout all of our programs and curricula. You’ll be able to take part in a number of student-led theatre productions and produce films that will premiere at our annual student film festival. You can write for The Beacon, our digital-only campus news organization. And you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills through honor societies and student clubs.

Learn From the Best

In the School of Communication & Media you’ll be taught, mentored and guided by faculty who have achieved the highest levels of accomplishment in their fields. Our faculty have productions featured at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as HBO and Showtime. They’ve toured with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Served as casting director for shows such as Miami Vice and B.L. Stryker. And earned numerous awards in journalism, photography and page design.

Launching Brighter Futures

There are no limits to what graduates of the School of Communication & Media can achieve and how far they can go. We know, because every year we watch them leave PBA and move on to amazing professional opportunities where they make an immediate impact.

Freelance Filmmaker & Photographer

Taylor Volkens ’15 is a freelance filmmaker and photographer in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Public Relations Coordinator

Hannah Deadman-Arnst ’15 is the PR and Social Media Specialist of Palm Beach County.

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Communications Coordinator

Lisa Valentine is the communications coordinator for the Country Music Association in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Our student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 means faculty will mentor you.



PBA's average class size of 17 students provides a highly personalized experience.



With over 50 majors you can connect your passion, purpose and calling.