Ahead of the curve
You’re curious. You’re creative. You see stories everywhere, and you want to tell them with words, pictures, video and interactive technology. You may want to be a video producer, photojournalist, reporter, web designer, public relations specialist or advertising copywriter. No matter where you want to go, Point Park’s School of Communication will help you get there.
We offer undergraduate degree programs that will give you the skills, training and expertise needed to launch your communication career. If you’re looking to further your education, we also have a hands-on graduate program. Plus, Downtown is the center of Pittsburgh’s robust media industry, so at Point Park, you’ll be right in the middle of everything.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
- Broadcast production and media management
- Broadcasting reporting
- Environmental Journalism
- Mass communication (also offered fully online)
- Multimedia (including new graphic design concentration)
- Public relations and advertising (also offered fully online)
We offer an M.A. in media communication, an M.A. in Communication Technology (also offered fully online) and, in conjunction with the School of Business, an M.A./M.B.A. program. Point Park’s master’s programs are designed to fit the busy life of an adult — with our convenient Downtown location and evening classes.
- Master of Arts in media communication with specializations in public relations and advertising, documentary and journalism
- Master of Arts in communication technology with concentrations in social media or applied practices (also offered fully online)
- M.A./M.B.A. with concentrations in: public relations and advertising management, print/digital media management, and broadcast/digital media management
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program
The Ph.D. program prepares leaders for outreach and partnership work in civic, business and community organizations. Students can complete this 54-credit program in three academic years (attending class one night per week), and possibly less depending on whether they are transferring any post-master’s credits.