Develop the Skills All Organizations Need
Gwynedd Mercy University’s bachelor’s degree in Communication stands out as one of the most comprehensive four-year Communications degrees in PA. The GMercyU difference is we give you a fully integrated curriculum, spanning all aspects of Communications rather than asking you to specialize in just one.
GMercyU’s Communication program is known for its combination of hands-on training and classroom instruction. It’s the perfect launching pad for a career in writing, broadcasting, media technology, or public relations.
The GMercyU Difference
Gwynedd Mercy University offers a Communications degree in PA that gives you the opportunity to:
- Absorb more from your education with our 1-on-1 learning atmosphere and low student-to-faculty ratio
- Learn directly from professors who are experts and knowledgeable in their fields (we don’t have any teaching assistants leading classes)
- Get the extra push you need to be successful from professors who care about your success and constantly mentor, motivate, and encourage you
Increase the value of your degree by adding an undergraduate minor. GMercyU offers a wide variety of minors so you can choose the one that best meets your personal and professional goals.
In addition to general education requirements, you will need to complete the following courses:
Major Requirements – 60 Credits
||Introduction to Television Production
||Theories of Mass Communication
||Introduction to Journalism
||Introduction to Public Relations
||Public Relations Writing
||Feature & Magazine Writing
||American Literaure II
||History of English
||History of Rhetoric
A minimum of 125 credits is required for the bachelor’s degree in Communication.
To review course descriptions, please refer to the undergraduate catalog (PDF).
GMercyU’s Communications students have interned at many exciting organizations, including:
- Malvern Retreat House
- Millennium Radio New Jersey
- NBC10 / WCAU Philadelphia
- Public Relations at GMercyU
- Saile & Saile LLP
- WMMR - Preston and Steve
- Philadelphia Freedoms
- Univest Corporation
- ESPN Radio
A bachelor's degree in communication will prepare you for a wide range of opportunities in communications and related fields. Your options are as open as your skills and imagination!
Possible careers for communication majors
• Assistant Editor
• Broadcast Journalist
• Booking Agent
• Camera Operator
• Editor, writer
• Electronic Publishing
• Graphic Artist
• Literary Agent
• Media Director
• Producer – radio / television / movies
• Production Assistant
• Public Relations Specialist
• Speech Writer
• Sports Promoter
• Technical Writer
* Some of these careers may involve acquiring additional education.
* This is only a partial list and not meant to limit you.