No matter what career path you take after college graduation, effective and thoughtful communication will be critical to your success. The Department of Communication and Media Studies will prepare you for an exciting and rewarding career in a wide array of fields, including advertising, digital communication, technical writing, and more. You may also choose to further your studies in graduate school, specializing in areas such as public relations, digital media, or filmmaking.

Our faculty, which comprises scholars and professionals in the field,  is committed to your academic success and will help you develop skills that are invaluable to today’s marketplace, including effective public speaking, presentation, written communication, and technical skills.

Department News

Communication and Media Studies 2016 Outstanding Senior, Kayla Coates!

The Communication and Media Studies Faculty: In Their Own Words

What makes the Department of Communication and Media Studies so great? Hear from the faculty about what they feel are the most valuable aspects of the department! This video was created for the department by Communication and Media Studies major Greg Rapoza.


Advanced Digital Video Production

Oscar picture

The students in Morgan Murphy’s Advanced Digital Video Production course recently got a unique opportunity that not all film students receive–a hands-on experience with a real Academy Award trophy! The Oscar belongs to local writer and filmmaker Ernest Thompson, who won the award for Best Adapted Screenplay in 1982 for his film On Golden Pond.


Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society


– Do you have 60 credits overall?
– Do you have 12 credits in the major?
– Do you have an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher?
– Do you have a major GPA of 3.25 or higher?

If so, then consider joining Lambda Pi Eta!


Latest issue of Communication Matters

2017 Spring – Communication Matters

Contact Us

Department of Communication and Media Studies

Dr. Annette M. Holba, Department Chair
Hyde Hall 129 A
Phone: (603) 535-2878
Fax: (603) 535-2780

Mailing Address
Department of Communication and Media Studies, MSC 60
Plymouth State University
17 High Street
Plymouth, NH 03264