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What are you looking for in a graduate program?

At American University's School of Communication, you will find: 

  • Fully accredited Journalism and Strategic Communication programs by ACEJMC
  • Film program is one of 16 in the United States to be admitted to CILECT, the international association of film and television schools.
  • An intensive professional education with special strengths in investigative reporting, documentary film, strategic advocacy communication and access to world-class internships in Washington, D.C.
  • Faculty who are award-winning, working professionals teaching you, one-on-one, in small, laboratory environments
  • A community of learners designing and implementing new media services, strategies, and professional roles for the digital age

The employment rate of graduate students that graduated in 2012 from SOC. Learn more

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SOC takes full advantage of its Washington location. Here are some of the professionals at the top of their fields who have visited its classrooms.

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The Hungry DC

The Hungry DC

Journalism students enrolled in AU's “Writing and Editing for Convergent Media” conducted a multimedia project exploring the landscape of hunger in D.C. and examined what it means to be food insecure.

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