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By the end of the current decade, more than 60 percent of the jobs in the United States will require advanced communication skills. The Communication Program at the School of Art and Media Studies has steadily evolved over the years to keep pace with the demand for more refined skills, to ensure that our graduates have the requisite skill set to compete in today’s digitally based marketplace. A pioneer among all universities in the state of New Jersey, the communication program includes a wide selection of courses in advertising, public relations, journalism, print and digital media, and training in radio and TV broadcasting, production and editing. The Communication Program offers a solid foundation in communication theory and practice, including organizational communication, communication theory and courses in media studies, popular culture, television news and media ethics. The university’s mission statement declares that “Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education.” In keeping with that goal, the Communication Program offers courses in intercultural communication and international news that site our program firmly within a global context. Professional internships are an integral part of the Communications Program. The Metro campus is just nine miles from Manhattan, and this proximity to the world’s media capital gives Fairleigh Dickinson University communication majors a competitive edge in obtaining top-flight internships at network and cable television stations, radio stations, and public relations and advertising agencies.
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USD 33,675
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8 Semesters
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Fairleigh Dickinson University Canada

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Founded in 1942, Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center for academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. It strives to provide students with the multidisciplinary, intercultural and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce and culture.
FDU offers students one of the few opportunities to earn an American college degree while studying in Canada. All degree programs offered at this Campus have been authorized by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education.
Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver welcomes students from around the world to create a culturally diverse learning environment. It offers resources to students who need additional support in developing their English-language skills before starting degree studies. The University is the largest private University which offers more than 100 graduate and undergraduate degree programs ranging from the Associate of Arts (A.A.) to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). The Vancouver Campus, located in western Canada near the U.S. border, Vancouver is one of the world’s most scenic, cosmopolitan and multicultural cities. It is operated through the Fairleigh Dickinson University of British Columbia Foundation, which is a non- profit entity in British Columbia, Canada.
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