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UNO campus remains open; classes moving to remote learning mode March 30.

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The School of Communication is in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media (CFAM) and offers a dynamic curriculum with opportunities for research, creative activity, community service experiences in mass media outlets. Our mission is to provide a student-centered, dynamic environment designed to elevate, empower and engage students to become skilled, ethical citizens and professionals who can excel in diverse local and global communities.

About Us

Located in the historic Arts and Sciences Hall, the School of Communication’s main office, classrooms, and computer labs offer hands-on experiences with the latest industry tools. We are a leader in many areas such as: convergence journalism, service-learning courses, instructional communication, conflict mediation, and American Democracy Project outreach.

Our faculty annually win college and university awards for their teaching and research, publish in major academic journals, and author acclaimed books.

Journalism and media communication students produce a weekly news program from the studios of UNO Television and work on-air and behind the scenes at MavRadio, our student-run radio station.

The public relations and advertising capstone classes operate as an agency under the banner of Capstone Communication providing public relations and promotional services for non-profit clients on a pro-bono basis.  The journalism and media communication capstone classes produce The Omaha News.


The School of Communication offers two undergraduate degree options for students, which are found here:

Students can major in:

Communication Studies


Journalism and Media Communication

Students can further define their major with a related concentration.


The School of Communication offers a graduate degree option for students:



The College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media offers graduate certificates with options in: 


The College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media offers more than $300,000 in scholarships each year