The Department of Mass Communication offers a broad-based liberal arts education, and prepares students for careers in the communication industry and for life.
The faculty strives to help students develop professional skills and values needed for successful careers in mass-media-related fields, while acquiring a base of general knowledge and developing critical thinking skills.
Faculty members work to insure that skills courses reflect current industry standards. Students are strongly encouraged to set up internships and acquire professional experience in traditional course work through service-learning projects, practicums and projects involving media or public relations organizations.
MACO students can choose from 3 specialties:
- Broadcast Journalism
- Print Journalism
- Public Relations
Check out what careers some MACO graduates are building with their NSU education in MACO Careers.