School of Media & Communication

Welcome to the School of Media and Communication (SMC) at BGSU!

Career paths

Students in our programs go on to careers in advertising, media sales, public relations, human relations, media production, journalism, community, service, international affairs, human resources, communications and politics. Some students continue their studies in graduate school or professional schools such as law.


New Home, New Facilities

State-of-the-art Michael and Sara Kuhlin Center features cutting-edge technology. READ MORE

Graduate Updates

The School of Media & Communication at Bowling Green State University has extended the deadline for PhD applications with GA funding. At this time, we are reviewing applications on a rolling basis until June 1.

News and Stories

Givens Fellowship Allows Journalism Student to Research in India

BGSU multiplatform journalism major Abby Shifley traveled to New Delhi, India, in December and January. She went on this trip to research human trafficking in India, a country where she spent 10 years of her life.

Alternative Media Meets Mainstream Politics: Activist Nation Rising Book

Joshua Atkinson co-edits book

Dr. Joshua Atkinson, associate professor, co-edited Alternative Media Meets Mainstream Politics: Activist Nation Rising. The book demonstrates the rising role that alternative journalism plays in contemporary mainstream political communication. 

Fellowship Awarded to Dr. Lori Liggett

Lori Liggett is the latest faculty member in the School of Media and Communication to be  awarded a fellowship from the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society on campus.