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William Paterson University Communications Programs

Our mission is to provide academically based communication courses for candidates interested in attaining a BA or Masters Degree in Communications, aligned to William Paterson University’s central mission of preparing students for careers, advanced studies, and productive citizenship in an increasingly global economy and technological world. Located in Wayne, New Jersey, William Paterson’s Communications Department is an ideal location to seek a Bachelor of Arts or Master’s Degree. 

Through our B.A. in Communication and M.A. in Professional Communication programs, the Communication Department at William Paterson University, offers an integrated introduction to the communication arts and technologies, including film, video, audio and theatre through a humanizing course of study in concert with introductory and advanced theory and production-oriented classes. 

Our BA in Communications includes courses of study across Journalism and Public Relations, Media Studies and Media Production,Theater and Comedy and general Communications Studies. Our program is writing and technology intensive to prepare our Bachelor of Arts Candidates to compete in the marketplace.

Our MA in Communications Programs encourages a personalized curriculum, designed to hone your skills for your chosen field. Whether your focus is Corporate or Strategic Communication or Digital Media & Professional Writing, William Paterson University will help Masters Degree candidates gain tremendous academic and practical experiences. 

With many academic options in the New Jersey and New York area for this course of study, WPU stands out because of its faculty, academic rigor and focus on real world application to set future graduates up for success in their chosen Communications field.

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