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In the Department of Communication and Mass Media, you can choose the program that fits your specific interests. Our department also runs the ASU student media outlets.

Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication
  • B.A. in Communication with Secondary Teacher Certification
  • In Person
A communication degree will prepare you for immediate jobs in corporate communications, teaching, advertising, public relations and new media.
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication
  • Online
The communication master’s degree will enhance your human and organizational communication skills to advance your career or continue your education.
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Mass Media
  • B.A. in Mass Media with Secondary Teacher Certification
  • In Person
The mass media degree is a media communications program that will prepare you for a wide variety of media careers.

More Options

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “My favorite memory was joining the Ram Radio.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Jerald Sisemore</strong>, Class of 2026</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I enjoy Ram TV because I can learn about the advanced video production process and make my own videos for my future career. It’s very helpful for me to improve my skills.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Eunjung Lee</strong>, Content Producer</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “My favorite class at ASU has been Visual Communications. Not only did I get to be creative in different aspects, but it taught me several useful ways to bring media and advertising into the agriculture realm.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Jaelynn Page</strong>, Class of 2021, Agricultural Science and Leadership</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I enjoy the environment and energy of the sporting events, as well as getting to know all the people who are part of Ram TV Sports.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Den Frausto</strong>, Ram TV Sports Cameraperson</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Dr. Flor Madero had made such an impact on my life. I look up to her so much. You can tell that it was her calling to become a professor.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Precious Emeagi</strong>, Class of 2018 and 2021</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “There are great professors and co-workers in Ram TV. Working here is a good opportunity for me to improve my skills which can be helpful after graduating.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Siu Choi</strong>, Content Producer</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I enjoy working at Ram TV because I can gain real-life work experience that will help me follow my career goals after graduating with my master’s degree!”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Tiana Montag</strong>, Assistant Technical Director</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I enjoy Ram TV because I’m paid to do animation and learn a lot about how to make good quality films. I am also learning about the different programs and upping my Adobe skills.</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>McKynna Bozeman</strong>, Content Producer</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I like working with Ram TV because it allows me to get some hands-on experience with lots of current and cool equipment.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Naya Ochoa</strong>, Content Producer</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I love working at ASU because I always enjoy putting live remotes on within the Houston Harte University Center for the student body to see what the radio station is about and decide if they want to peruse a radio show.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Jacob Tucker</strong>, Class of 2023</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I chose Ram TV because I like editing, and I wanted to learn more outside of class. I also wanted the opportunity to produce different content and increase my experience for my resume.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Gloria Bautista</strong>, Ram TV Producer / News Anchor</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “ASU helped prepare for my job with the opportunities it provides, such as working with Ram TV. That helped me build a resume reel, gain experience writing, and obtain an internship, which further prepared me for the position I am in today.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Dylan Jimenez</strong>, Class of 2019, Multi-Media Journalist, Big 2 News, Odessa</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “ASU (especially the Comm department) has amazing professors who understand that life happens, and they don’t judge you for it.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Senora Scott</strong>, Class of 2021, M.A. in Communication</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Sports Broadcasting at ASU is fantastic! Not only do I get to experience broadcasting college athletics and learning new programs and skills, but I also am able to forge relationships with my peers.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Zach Turner</strong>, Ram TV Sports Cameraperson</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I started working at Ram TV because I wanted to extend my resume and also get experience. I want to become a videographer and work on music videos.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Trinity Patterson</strong>, Ram TV Producer/Interviewer</p> </blockquote>

Around the Department

In today’s digital world, communication is king. Your ASU degree is your ticket to join the exciting communication/mass media industry that keeps us informed, keeps us entertained, builds our websites, enhances corporate operations, and helps prepare the next generation of communication professionals.

Take a look at some other aspects of our department that make ASU an outstanding place to study communication and mass media.

Students in the Ram Radio Studio

Student-Run Media

Gain the hands-on experience you need in our on-campus Ram TV station, Ram Radio internet radio station or Ram Page newspaper. Help broadcast weekly shows and ASU sports, produce and/or host radio programs, or cover campus news, sports and lifestyles for our digital paper.

Student sports broadcaster reporting on football game

Student Organizations

In addition to our campus media outlets, you can join the ASU Advertising Club and the Lambda Pi Eta national communication honor society. Both groups offer various opportunities for networking and professional development.

Student filming football game

Annual Seminar

You can meet and network with local and national print and broadcast media professionals at our yearly Media and Broadcasting Seminar. We have hosted everyone from NFL broadcasters and Fox News anchors to freelance producers and iHeartRadio personalities.