There’s never been a more exciting time to start a career in communication. Whether you’re a daydreaming doodler who one day becomes an art director at a big agency; or a social media trend spotter one day made director of communications; or maybe you’re a curious storyteller with an eye for truth who will oneday break the headlines of tomorrow...it all starts here, at the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at VCU.
Thinking about the future? Do you want to live in Richmond; how about making Virginia home; maybe somewhere on the East Coast or the Midwest; Dreams of the West Coast? Maybe a big city, or a small town; how about going international? Careers in communication are just about everywhere, and the communication careers of tomorrow are ready for someone like you. But in a field where breaking in means standing out, having the right combination of skills and attitude makes all the difference. Tomorrow’s employers are looking for specialists trained in a multitude of skills spanning storytelling, strategy, design, data and analytical analysis, leadership, and organization. We help place you in an internship. We collaborate with VCU Career Services to help you find that right-fit first job.
The Robertson School is made up of 26 faculty serving more than 900 undergraduate majors and minors and graduate students. With smaller classes, we get to know our students, help them grow, hone their skills and prepare for the industry. With concentrations in Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and class specialized in strategy, storytelling, media projection, your skills become cutting edge. Have a look at our signature programs designed to make your experience real.
Take the lead in your experience by joining any one of our student clubs here at the School.
See yourself at VCU. We’re part of a big university in the middle of a city. There’s a lot to do here. Get a sense of life at Virginia Commonwealth University and see just how full (and fulfilling) your days can be.
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Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture
Bachelor of Science Mass Communication