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At the University of New Haven, the health and safety of all members of our community remain our top priority. We have reimagined life at the University to help deliver high-quality education in as safe an environment as possible.
This website provides updated information about our response to the pandemic and our ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and is being continually updated throughout the Spring 2021 semester.Spring 2021 Info
It appears that with widespread availability of several highly effective COVID-19 vaccines, we can now see a light at the end of the tunnel. To that end, we have spent considerable time planning for the Fall 2021 semester. We are looking forward to being able to return to many of our pre-pandemic norms in terms of class formats, student life, and other staples of the University of New Haven experience.Fall 2021 Planning
The Communication program at the University of New Haven are designed to give you the specialized skills you need to creatively and successfully adapt to the continuing evolution of both interpersonal and mass communication.
Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.
The information below is designed to show the many possible careers you could pursue with your major. The research is provided by Encoura, the leading research and advisory firm focused exclusively on higher education. It includes median national salaries and industry growth projections over the next decade. Click here to view the full report.
Digital Content Producer
16% Growth 2017-2027
Product Marketing Manager
13% Growth 2017-2027
Director of Communications
11% Growth 2017-2027
Stresses the understanding of film as a creative form of communication. Student is introduced to basic techniques of motion picture production through lectures, audiovisual activity, and small-group involvement.
Theory and practice of techniques involved in the function and operation of a radio station. Microphone techniques, engineering operations, transmitter readings, logging, and programming will be included.
A study of drills and exercises in writing television and radio news, news releases, speeches, public service announcements, and film documentaries. Emphasis is placed on firsthand practical experience assignments and criticism of completed copy.
Examines the role played by individuals and/or the media in political, social, and commercial campaigns. Students look at a historical perspective and examine current trends, including the manipulation of media by candidates, advertisers, corporations, and groups. The impact and challenge of a new and constantly evolving media universe are examined. Legal and ethical issues regarding campaigns will be discussed. Examples of past campaigns and case studies will be reviewed. Students will also have the opportunity to design campaigns.
The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Communication, check out the Academic Catalog:
All University of New Haven students have access to the many resources available through the University’s Career Development Center, which has been named one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.
From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.Learn More
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Located in the University of New Haven’s new Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation, the communication space includes a multiplatform newsroom, state-of-the-art technology, and countless opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
The Charger Blog
Students and alumni received National Student Production Awards in six categories as well as seven honorable mentions in five categories from the New England chapter of NATAS. They said their work enabled them to gain meaningful industry experience.
Whether you're still in high school or are transferring from another college, we offer full- and part-time opportunities for undergraduates from inside the U.S. and abroad. The admission process can begin as early as the end of your high school junior year.
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We offer a comprehensive financial aid program, with students receiving assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, and part-time employment. Funds are available from federal and state governments, private sponsors, and from university resources. More than 85 percent of the University's full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.