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About the Department

Match your message to your medium at TCNJ. Choose from three specializations— public communication and mass media, radio/television/film, or interpersonal and organizational communication—and earn an outstanding education. Our program integrates deep conceptual knowledge with strong practical experience, through close collaboration with faculty mentors whose influence stretches from scholarly research to creative media production. The result? Students do more than master the technical skills of the discipline—they learn to think critically about the way messages are created, conveyed, and consumed in modern society.

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National Leader

Student achievement makes us the #1 undergraduate communication studies program in the nation.


Distinguished Faculty

From papers to film screenings, students produce professional work guided by faculty mentors.


Pathways to Success

Leverage skills, knowledge, and experience into prime spots in media, business, public service, and more.

Recent News

"Tides" by Katrina Bragat '20

Katrina Bragat '20 debuts her documentary, "Tides", which raises awareness on today's reality for Asian Americans.

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Welcome New Radio/Television/Film Faculty Matt Lawrence

Please join us in welcoming our newest faculty member, Matt Lawrence, as a professor for our RTF specialization.

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Communication Students Publish Coronavirus Article in Spanish Journal

Dr. John Pollock, a Health Communication professor, and six TCNJ students published an article in "Tripodos", a Spanish communication journal, on US nationwide coverage of the federal/national government's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Health communication faculty mentor students for graduate school success

Lauren Longo ’16 is among the long list of communication studies students who have successfully graduated and gone on to complete their master’s degree programs at very prestigious graduate schools.

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Field Trip: Environment Documentary Spring 2020

Students in the Spring 2020 Documentary Production Class were given a close-up look at environmental stewardship being applied in the field.  This spring’s documentary class specialized  in environmental documentary and video production.

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A Competitive Panel at Kentucky Conference on Health Communication

Dr. Yifeng Hu & Assistant Professor of the Department of Interactive Multimedia Josh Fishburn, together with Public Health & Communication Studies double major students senior Katie La Capria and junior Deanna Amarosa, presented their innovative video game for alcohol education project, Fresh Start, at the Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, April 2020.

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