About our Faculty Doctoral student Krista Hess and Professor Vicky Ortiz discuss curriculum outside Stouffer Hall, home of the Department of Communications Media.

Achieve Excellence With Instructors Who Care About Your Goals

Our award-winning professors have the breadth of knowledge to guide you through your academic career. They come from diverse backgrounds that combine professional experience and notable scholarship. Many professors consult with private companies and pursue individual research in the constantly evolving field of communications media. Learn about Media and Communication Studies professors on our faculty profile page.

Faculty Help You Pursue Publishing, Opportunities to Present Your Work

Faculty members help you learn how to take advantage of the presentation and publication opportunities that will enhance your employment opportunities. IUP is well represented in hundreds of academic journals and at regional, national, and international conferences.

  • Collaborate with professors on real-world research, presentation, and production projects.
  • Theory meets practical application in this department. Our professors are active practitioners of media messaging and production.
  • Extensive experience in technology planning and implementation will provide you with the confidence needed to begin a successful communications career.
  • All communications media graduate students work with an advisor from the Communications Media Department.