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Whether you want to use video and podcasts to document the vibrant, historic city of Philadelphia; harness the power of Twitter to create social change; research the nature of political and persuasive communication; or travel abroad to report from countries around the world, the School of Media and Communication (SMC) has a program that suits you. Our flexible yet rigorous curricula combine the latest innovations in digital media with the expertise of experienced, renowned faculty members and scholars.

Situated in the nation’s fourth-largest media market, SMC offers a wealth of academic and professional opportunities for students of advertising, broadcasting, journalism, media production, strategic communication and more. As an SMC student, you’ll have access to an abundance of resources and a support structure that centers on hands-on learning, real-world experience, and a blend of analytical and theoretical knowledge focusing on our dynamic urban environment.

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