• Georgia State University Hosts National College Debate TournamentGeorgia State University hosted over 500 professors, graduate students, argument coaches, and undergraduate competitors at the annual GSU National College Debate Tournament on September 18-21, 2015. Schools from across the nation, including Cornell, Dartmouth, Emory, Georgetown, and Harvard competed in debates about US global military presence. Harvard University won First Place, and the University of… more »
  • Spring 2015 Issue of Media Industries Released Media Industries, an open-access, peer-reviewed online journal co-sponsored by the GSU Department of Communication, recently released its Spring 2015 Issue. Amelia Arsenault, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication serves as Co-Managing Editor of Media Industries. Ying Sun, a GSU student currently pursuing her MA in Mass Communication, served as a graduate… more »
The Department of Communication offers programs of study (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) in journalism and mass communication, public relations, speech communication and rhetoric, film/TV/new media (with rich opportunities for training in media production), and theatre.

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Preparing students for careers in the media industries, the nonprofit sector, academia and many other communication professions.
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Teaching advocacy skills to K-12 students. Improving journalism education worldwide. Tracing political rhetoric and social change. Diagnosing media stereotyping. Mapping production industries and new media reach. Exploring race and visual culture.


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Join a student organization – theatre, debate, public relations, journalism history. Connect to a film or TV production. Join the Honors Program. Attend a workshop, a film screening, or a research talk.


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GSU offers students programs in film, TV, web and online communication production, taught in labs equipped to realize your creative vision.