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American University's School of Communication (SOC) not only offers top-notch graduate programs, but also a rich intellectual and professional community fueled by passionate students and an award-winning faculty. Through 11 forward-facing programs across four dynamic divisions, SOC fosters a vibrant and challenging environment where graduate students hone professional skills, generate new knowledge through academic research, and develop the tools needed for today's fast-paced world.

Working in the nation's capital, our students enjoy unrivaled access to an extensive alumni network and to some of the most influential organizations of our time, including NPR, National Geographic, the Smithsonian, the Washington Post, USA Today, DreamWorks, Ogilvy, APCO, and countless others. Nowhere else do students benefit from the kind of exposure that SOC graduate students gain through an established network like ours, both in the District and across the globe.

If you're passionate, driven, and eager to join an engaging learning community, we invite you to explore the opportunities at AU's School of Communication.