- Audio Aesthetics & Technology, Victoria Meyer, chair
- Communications and Journalism, Joseph Schuster, chair
- Electronic and Photographic Media, Jorge Oliver, chair
- Jane Ferry, academic advisor, graduate program
- Barbara Finan, academic advisor, graduate program
- Gary Ford, director, graduate programs
- Liz Jokerst, academic advisor, undergraduate program
- Susan Napoleon, coordinator
- Linda Williams, academic advisor, undergraduate program
- Michael Zakibe, director of operations
The School of Communications, a worldwide educational organization of student-centered staff and faculty, prepares graduate and undergraduate students to achieve excellence in ever-changing global communication fields. We do this by providing theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship and professional development opportunities.
The School of Communications houses and supports:
- The May Gallery, a photographic exhibit space;
- The Webster University Film Series, a comprehensive alternative film series allowing students, faculty, and community members to view independent features and documentaries, avant-garde films, animation, retrospectives, and short works and offering filmmaking workshops to students and the community;
- The Journal, an award winning student newspaper offering print and internet news;
- Gorlok TV, a student operated television station;
- The Galaxy, a student operated radio station;
- The Ampersand, an award winning student magazine
Please refer to the Accreditations and Licensures section of this catalog for specialized accreditations that may apply to programs in the School of Communications.
Special Study Opportunities
Master of Business Administration (MBA) students may elect an area of emphasis in media communications. Students are required to complete the program curriculum for the emphasis in media communications and the degree requirements for the MBA for a total of no less than 51 credit hours. Students who require prerequisite courses may have to complete more than the 51 credit hours to receive the MBA with an emphasis in media communications.
The School of Communications offers the master of arts (MA) in the following areas:
The MA in communications management, the MA in media communications, and the MA in public relations are available online. For more information, please visit Webster's WorldClassRoom.