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Media Studies and Practice

Bachelor of Arts

Make it your own

Want to explore the vast field of communication without choosing just one area? The media studies and practice program empowers you to design your own major and pursue individualized areas of focus across media disciplines to provide a rich career foundation.

Build your own major by combining any two minors in the College of Communication and Design, including advertising, digital art and design, public relations, multimedia journalism, photography, social media and more. 

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Through foundational and hands-on courses, internship opportunities and participation in iPulse, the university’s award-winning student newspaper, this program will help you find your passion—wherever it may lie.

And our faculty? They’re here to share their expertise. Our professors have worked as product managers, radio and television producers, advertising executives, global experts and more.

Curriculum and requirements

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Career opportunities

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iPad-powered learning

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Learning doesn’t get more innovative than this. 

At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials. 

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Beyond the classroom

Step outside the classroom and enjoy hands-on learning opportunities and real-world experiences.

Students help out on the Day of Caring.

Learning is more than sitting in a classroom 

Complete one three-week J-Term course and explore innovative ideas, topics and experiential learning. 

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Media studies and practice curriculum 

With the media studies and practice curriculum, you’ll spend time taking foundational courses, while also learning the subjects you love. 

Lynn’s faculty will share their expertise since they have worked in the field as product managers, radio and television producers, professional actors, advertising executives, global experts and much more. 

So if you’re having a hard time choosing which communication path to follow, this B.A. in media studies and practice will help you find your passion. 

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits

B.A. in media studies and practice careers

With B.A. in media studies and practice, the career opportunities are endless. Since you are building your own individualized major, there are so many career paths to choose from, including: 

  • Copywriter 
  • Art director 
  • Brand manager 
  • Media planner 
  • Marketing director 
  • Social media strategist 
  • Account executive 
  • Public relations specialist 
  • Multimedia producer 
  • Journalist 

Our alumni have landed some very important communication positions in advertising agencies and corporations, such as: 

  • Asylum Entertainment in Los Angeles, California  
  • Hispanic Heritage Foundation in Chevy Chase, Maryland 
  • The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York 
  • Ivie and Associates, Inc. in Flower Mound, Texas
  • Marucci Sports in Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
  • Levine Communications Office in Los Angeles 
  • Alpaytac Public Relations & Marketing Communications in Chicago, Illinois 
  • Zimmerman Advertising in Fort Lauderdale, Florida 
  • Lynn University


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