Mass Communication

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mass Communication

With a bachelor's degree program in Mass Communication at Louisiana State University Shreveport, you'll be prepared to craft corporate messaging or break the next big story.

Prepare for high-demand jobs when you earn your bachelor’s degree in mass communication at LSUS. This flexible program offers career-focused concentrations that help you go from classroom to workforce ready.  

Why LSUS’ mass communication degree program?

As a mass communication major at LSUS, you’ll likely have a job lined up prior to graduation. With concentrations in electronic media, journalism, and public relations, the bachelor’s degree curriculum will put you ahead of the curve regardless of your chosen career path. You’ll also benefit from close working relationships with faculty who bring extensive professional communication experience to the classroom.  

Experiential learning to prepare for real-world careers 

At LSUS, you’ll have the opportunity to apply what you’re learning in the classroom to on-campus organizations and publications, as well as internships. Whether you’re preparing for a career in digital or print media, you’ll develop the real-world skills necessary to excel.   

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Explore the Journalism Concentration at LSUS

The traditional field of news reporting for print publications now includes an exciting blend of writing and social networking. LSUS’ concentration in journalism will provide the training you need to move beyond the newsroom and report from every corner of the world.

Hands-on experience

At LSUS, you’ll have the opportunity to apply what you’re learning in the classroom to on-campus organizations, publications and internships.

Student life

Our 70+ student clubs and organizations include several student media groups that will help you gain journalism experience and build a professional network prior to graduation.

Learn from the best

LSUS professors are professionals in media, journalism, and public relations. They have real-world work experience as freelance writers, reporters, public relations consultants, TV producers, and more.

Financial aid for mass communication majors

Approximately $12.4 million in scholarships is awarded to LSUS students every year. Explore the types of financial aid you could qualify for as a communication major.

Digital/Broadcast Media

Mass Communication Concentration

In a media-rich culture, learning how to produce messaging from concept to screening is essential. LSUS digital/broadcast media students participate in an off-campus internship in addition to producing featured programs through the on-campus studio. 

Journalism/Public Relations

Mass Communication Concentration

With a blend of writing, digital production and social networking, reporters and PR practitioners are working from and connecting with every corner of the world. LSUS journalism/public relations students have the chance to take part in an internship off-campus in addition to working with publications on-campus. 

“I think every instructor I ever had was top-notch. When people learn I received my education from LSUS, they know the school is producing well-rounded and capable graduates. The university’s reputation speaks for itself.”
Devin White
Executive Editor for SB Magazine

Graduates from the mass communication program have gone on to achieve great success. Alumni include professors, editors, community outreach directors, public relations professionals, producers, videographers, and more. 

Where Can a Mass Communication Degree from LSUS Take You?

With a bachelor’s degree in mass communication your opportunities for success are unlimited. Depending on your concentration, you can prepare for a career in a number of fields, including: 

  • Video production 
  • Reporting 
  • Social networking 
  • Public relations 
  • News writing 
  • Editing 
  • Media ethics and law 
  • Publishing 
  • Nonprofit 
  • Broadcasting 

Learn more about the concentration curriculums.

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Mass Communication Faculty

Robert Alford, MFA

Associate Professor
Office: BH 316
Phone: 318-797-5283
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Lawanda Blakeney, PhD

Office: Bronson Hall, Room 354
Phone: 318-797-5051
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Trey Gibson, MA

Office: Bronson Hall, Room 320
Phone: 318-797-5081
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Mary Jarzabek, MA

Director of General Studies
Office: Bronson Hall, Room 318
Phone: 318-797-5318
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Linda Webster, PhD

Office: Bronson Hall, Room 315
Phone: 318-797-5376
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