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Department of Communication and Mass Media

Here, you will gain the real-world knowledge and practical skills you need to succeed as a communication or mass media professional in a wide variety of career fields.

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.


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.

Around the Department

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

Student filming football game


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 iHeart Radio personalities.