School of Media & Communication

Welcome to the School of Media and Communication (SMC) at Bowling Green State University, Ohio.  We are home to approximately 700 students in the Departments of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations and Media Production and Studies, plus over 50 masters and doctoral students.

Graduates of our undergraduate programs embark upon rewarding and prosperous careers such as:

  • Advertising
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Governmental affairs
  • Media policy and regulation
  • Media sales
  • Mediation
  • Print journalism
  • Promotion
  • Public relations
  • Sales
  • Social justice
  • Video, audio and interactive media production

While at BGSU, undergraduate students will have the opportunity to gain real-world experiences through on-campus and off-campus internships and study abroad experiences. Our campus houses a daily newspaper, a television station, and two radio stations.

On the graduate level, we offer both masters and doctor of philosophy degrees with emphases in media studies and in communication & culture. Our graduate program is known as a global center for teaching and research in Communication Studies where students come to study with a diverse faculty who publish extensively with top publishers and academic journals. 

Please feel free to contact us if you would like more information about our programs.

Dr. Laura Stafford, Director
School of Media and Communication