Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Why Loyola?

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A Distinctive Program

This program is designed for post-baccalaureate students whose intentions are to enter professional markets with current and relevant skills putting stories into compelling narrative form through new and digital means.  While many students graduate with some working knowledge of new and digital media, this program would intensify their working knowledge and understanding of various tools, programs and skill sets that are imperative in today’s workplaces, therefore making those who complete this program valuable assets to any organization of which they are a part. This competency is especially important since we live in an age where information saturation is dense and facts presented are often distorted or untrue.  


Small Cohorts

We cap our cohorts at 20 students. Having a smaller cohort encourages you and your classmates to form lifelong personal and professional relationships. There is a special bond that comes with truly getting to know all of the other members of your class.

An Integrated Curriculum

With a diverse set of courses you will gain a tremendous breadth of experience throughout the program. Exposure to a variety of disciplines is vital in increasingly integrated media world. Students will develop a foundation in producing non-fictional narrative communication, along with the technical skills to tell stories across digital media platforms. 

Exceptional Faculty

The full-time faculty in the School of Communication combines tenured or tenure-track professors, offering a wealth of research and academic knowledge, with are skilled professionals, who bring their real-world experience into the classroom. Our faculty are accessible to you outside the classroom to answer any questions and to provide individual attention to your needs.

Outstanding Value

Located in one of the nation's largest media markets the School of Communication offers students access to a state-of-the-art convergence studio, HD video and audio equipment, and editing labs. Whether they working in the classroom or on independent projects, students are supported by a full-time professional faculty and staff.