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Make Your Impact with a Communications or Journalism Degree from Northern Vermont University

Communications careers are powerful ways to make your impact. And whether you want to pursue a career in journalism, digital media, filmmaking or a related field, every workplace needs leaders with strong communication skills.

Northern Vermont University’s communications and journalism programs are relevant and hands-on. You’ll gain on-the-ground experience in creating, editing, and producing content that meets the demands of whatever career path you follow.

Whether you want to influence others through public relations and marketing; inform audiences through print, broadcast, or digital journalism; or master creative visual documentation and storytelling, our programs will prepare you to think critically, problem-solve, adapt to new technologies, and be an engaged global citizen.

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Northern Vermont University will join with Castleton University and Vermont Technical College to become Vermont State University on July 1, 2023. Learn more and apply for fall 2023.

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North Never Stops Asking, “What’s Next?”

With our focus on internships and other real-world opportunities, you’ll get experience to help you stand out in your career.

Our graduates are ready for growing opportunities in a range of fields: business, media, marketing and advertising, law, education, and other areas. You could make a difference as a sports information or public relations director, social media or corporate communications manager, news anchor or reporter, digital or multimedia strategist, grant writer or technical writer for instruction manuals, videographer in the field or on a set, or in many other positions. Our strong network of successful, supportive alumni in related fields can connect you to exciting options.

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“Ready. Respected. Results. Those are the three words I use to describe my ambitions and goals in this challenging, rewarding, and ever-changing passion I have.”

– Tyler Dumont ’15


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