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Since 1985, the School of Communications has been accredited by ACEJMC, the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.
Minor in Communications
MA in Mass Communications
The School of Communications
prepares graduates who will effectively serve their professions, their communities, and their nations.
The Brigham Young University School of Communications prepares professionals to facilitate the transfer of ideas among people through mass media communication. The School of Communications, a division of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, is located in the George H. Brimhall Building on the south end of the BYU campus.
Recognizing the crucial need to truthfully inform and be informed, the BYU School of Communications seeks excellence in communications by stressing personal integrity, rigorous scholarship, moral values, professional competence and ethical conduct. The school: (1) broadly educates men and women; (2) fosters respect for free, responsible and truthful expression; (3) champions democratic values; (4) prepares graduates who will effectively serve their professions, their communities, and their nations.
Looking for a professional learning environment?
The School of Communications maintains labs that offer state-of-the-art facilities to allow students to practice professional skills they learn in the classroom.
The BYU AdLab is located in 140 BRMB and is available for use by all accepted students in the advertising sequence. Inside are Macs and PCs equipped with programs such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. The AdLab can be reached at (801) 422-7324.
The Newsline studio is located in 150 BRMB and is used for the daily Newsline newscast at noon. Inside are computers available to broadcasting students equipped with Final Cut Pro, iNews and AvidNews. The Newslline studio can be reached at (801) 422-6918.
The YDigital Agency is located in 116 BRMB and is available to all accepted students in the School of Communications. Macs and PCs are available with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. The YDigital Agency can be reached at (801) 422-4946.
The Universe is located in 152 BRMB and is where Comms students report and edit for the online Universe and produce BYU’s weekly newspaper. Inside computers and work stations are available to Universe staff and writers. The Universe newsroom can be reached at (801) 422-2957.