Why Study Communication and Media?

As a communication and media major, you will examine verbal and nonverbal messages as they shape and are shaped by relationships, organizations and media.

Our goal is to develop sophisticated producers and consumers of communication who understand how messages influence daily life and public opinion. Our graduates are able to critically analyze oral, written and visual communication.

Student in TV lab.

Why Merrimack?

  • You’ll have the opportunity to construct your own curriculum based on personal interests that may include environmental, organizational, visual, intercultural, health and mass communication.
  • Our nationally recognized faculty is devoted to both teaching and scholarship.
  • Our audio and video production spaces are equipped with the latest technology used in current media-production operations.
Department Anti-Racism Initiatives

During the summer of 2020, the Department of Communication and Media announced the implementation of several anti-racism steps. Please read about our ongoing efforts here.