Sep 27, 2023  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

Scripps College of Communication

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Schoonover Center 100

Scott Titsworth, Ph.D.

Greg Newton
Associate Dean

The Scripps College of Communication is a leader in graduate education, offering innovative, nationally ranked programs ranging from one-year master’s degrees for professionals taking the next step in their careers to doctoral programs that prepare the next generation of teachers, scholars, and industry leaders. Graduate students join an active, diverse and talented academic community, representing many disciplines and professions, and many parts of the world. Creative, award-winning faculty bring a broad range of professional and academic experiences, innovative teaching practices, smart technology and grant-funded research projects to graduate education.

Master’s programs are available in Emerging Communication Technologies, Journalism, Visual Communication, and Communication and Development Studies, and Organizational Communication. Doctoral programs are offered in Communications Studies and in Mass Communication, through either the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism or the School of Telecommunications.

An interdisciplinary master’s in interactive multimedia combines coursework in Journalism, Telecommunications and Visual Communication. Students apply to the school with the curriculum best suited to their professional and/or academic interests, and take courses in all three schools. Journalism focuses on preparing content for multimedia delivery and the study of multimedia theory and applications; Telecommunications on leadership of creative teams, non-linear storytelling, and emergent digital industries; and Visual Communication on the development of multimedia narratives, including interface design and interactive storytelling.

Laboratory opportunities are provided through television station WOUBTV, Channel 20, radio stations WOUB-AM and -FM, a community cable television channel, a modern electronic graphics lab in journalism, a multimedia lab, and research centers, as well as computer labs.

For detailed information on graduate programs and financial support, write to the director of graduate studies of the School of Communication Studies, School of Emerging Communication Technologies, Communication and Development Studies, E. W. Scripps School of Journalism, or School of Visual Communication, Ohio University, Athens OH 45701.

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