Graduating with professional experience and global perspectives, communication students embark on successful careers in journalism, marketing, technical editing, public relations and more.
Students in Drexel University’s Department of Communication gain broad theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience as they work toward a future in marketing, journalism, technical editing, and countless other areas in which communication skills are essential.
About the Curriculum
The Communication bachelor’s program offers four distinct concentrations: Public Relations, Journalism, Technical and Science Communication, and an open, flexible track. Students in all concentrations gain real-world career experience in Drexel’s renowned cooperative education (co-op) program.
At the graduate level, the department offers a Master of Science in Communication as well as a Doctorate in Communication, Culture and Media. The MS in Communication includes four areas of specialization: Public Communication, Technical Communication, Science Communication, and Communication, Culture and Media.
The Drexel Co-Op
Through Drexel's renowned cooperative education program, students experience up to three, six-month periods of full-time employment, exploring their career options, strengthening their résumés and building a professional network in the process.
Students in all concentrations conduct co-ops with industry leaders, including Comcast; the Philadelphia Flyers, Eagles and 76ers; Exelon Corporation; GlaxoSmithKline; a number of TV stations, newspapers and magazines; and many other businesses and organizations.
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Graduates of Drexel’s undergraduate and graduate Communication programs enjoy successful careers in print and broadcast journalism, public relations, media relations, corporate communications and countless other areas. Most have gone on to work for regional and national corporations. For others, the flexible degree has been the springboard to top graduate programs, business and law schools.
Student and Professional Organizations
Drexel Edits: Provides editing and proofreading services to local nonprofits. Contact: Lawrence Souder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRSSA: Drexel chapter of PRSA and student-run PR firm (33rd Street PR). Contact: Alexander Nikolaev at email@example.com.