Media and Communication

Where Theory Meets Action

Discover how you can play a part in today's new media landscape with ETSU’s Media and Communication degree. Our program is designed provide students with hands-on experiences that lead to professional careers in such fields as:

  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Television Writing and Producing
  • Film Production
  • Podcast Creation
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Marketing Communication
  • Social Media Content Management
  • Sports Media & Reporting

Request More Information

Undergraduate Degree

The Media and Communication program at East Tennessee State University is a dynamic, experiential media education that serves a wide range of media careers such as journalism, advertising, public relations, marketing communication, social media, sports media, radio, television and filmmaking as well as streaming media and podcasting. Our program is designed to combine theory with action, leading to professional careers.


Graduate Degree

ETSU's Department of Media and Communication offers graduate degrees in Brand & Media Strategy and a certificate in Film Production. These programs provide useful knowledge, training and experience for guaranteed success in the media landscape.


Adobe Certified Professional

East Tennessee State University’s Department of Media & Communication offers training and testing that lead to the Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) credential — in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.



East Tennessee State University delivers one of the best returns on investment in the country. We have a number of funding opportunities through on and off-campus awards, but students should investigate all available funding opportunities by visiting our university scholarships page.




Raina Wiseman

Notable Alumni
Meet Raina Wiseman

Wiseman is a media and communication alumni. She graduated with a bachelor’s in Media and Communication and a master’s in Brand and Media Strategy. Today, she works as the Director of Operations and Marketing for the ETSU research corporation.

Discover More About Raina

Student Life

ETSU's Department of Media and Communication offers a variety of programs, activities and facilities for the development of our students.

Get Involved Today

Lab Hours
Computer Labs

Computer Lab Hours

Learn More

Student Groups
Media & Communication Clubs

Here is a collection of the students groups under the Media and Communication Department.


Student Showcase
Highlighted Students

Showcase of Current Students


Equipment Room Forms
Request Forms

Complete list of all forms for the equipment room


Internships Opportunities

Internships help students gain valuable experience and insight into their career goals, build their resumes, shape and grow their professional network. Our Department encourages students to attain internships during their MDCM tenure.


Quick Links