The Media and Communications specialization
Today, media and communications is an industry that:
- Is rapidly changing, as technology changes the way people consume information.
- Keeps citizens informed and provides a valuable service.
- Is the perfect place for creative, hands-on learners with artistic spirits to find jobs that they’ll love going to every day.
Our specialization in Media and Communications balances education with an in-depth knowledge of the industry’s professional demands.
In our four-year program within our English degree, you’ll enjoy stimulating classes while gaining:
- Practical knowledge and technical skills.
- Expert preparation for a variety of positions such as: news writer, reporter, video producer, public relations professional, writer for advertising and promotions, and media manager.
- Important skills you'll need to succeed in today's job market such as: video production, digital photography and editing, writing for radio, television, and Internet, Web design, news reporting and writing, e-commerce, writing for public relations, promotion and advertising, and media management.
- A portfolio- Students at DelVal are ready to enter an interview with a résumé and a portfolio of strong work samples, which reflect their skills in writing, video production, digital photography, and Web design. This portfolio gives students an immediate advantage in getting internships, summer jobs, and entry into a faster career track.
Plus, DelVal’s location, the Greater Philadelphia Area, is the fourth largest media market in the country. Manhattan is also less than a two-hour drive away.
The Media and Communications faculty is a good reflection of the hands-on emphasis and well-rounded goals of the program. Faculty members have worked for nationally published newspapers, cable television, independent video companies, and public relations firms. Faculty members stay close to the communications industry by working independently as writers, editors, video producers, and photographers.
We also provide a literary magazine and yearbook, so you can put your new skills to use while making lifelong friends who share your interests.