Mass communication offers a lot of opportunities for people who are interested in content creation, journalism, and advertising. There are so many paths available for Mass Comm graduates – from working in media and public relations, to pursuing creative online jobs such as blogging and digital marketing, even freelancing video and multimedia projects, the opportunities are aplenty!
For graduating students, however, it can be overwhelming to choose from a pool of schools offering this course. To help you decide where to enroll in, here’s a list of some of the best schools offering Mass Communication courses:
- University of the Philippines – Diliman
Aspiring to become an iskolar ng bayan? UP Diliman’s College of Mass Communication is one of CHED’s top awardee in broadcast communication and journalism. During the 2017 Center of Excellence Awarding organized by CHED, UPD bagged the highest number of awards. The college has also produced renowned journalists such as Jessica Soho, Kara David, Malou Mangahas and Luchie Cruz-Valdes.
- University of Sto Tomas
UST is one of the oldest school in the Philippines and has been awarded as a Center of Development in communication. Among the well-known journalists from UST are Doris Dumalo of the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Arnold Clavio of GMA network.
- Ateneo de Manila University
ADMU offers a degree in communication that focuses on journalism, media studies, advertising and public relations. Popular alumni from this university include Max Soliven, Vicky Morales, and Mico Halili.
- University of the Philippines – Los Banos
Famous for its agriculture programs, UPLB is one of the top universities ranked by the World University Rankings Asia. While it is strong when it comes to hard sciences, the university also earned recognition for its communication courses as it received a Center of Excellence award from CHED. Some of its famous alumni are seasoned reporters Sol Aragones, Jiggy Manicad, John Consulta and Oscar Oida
- Miriam College
Miriam College is an exclusive all-girls school that offers a communication course with tracks on media production and management, creative advertising and public relations.
- Batangas State University
Guided by its motto of “Leading Innovations, Transforming Lives,” BSU reflects the high standard for its communication programs and courses as CHED recognized it with a Center of Development in 2017.
- Visayas State University
This beautiful campus located in the island of Leyte is one of the leading universities when it comes to agriculture but its communication program is worth mentioning because it has also been recognized by CHED as a Center of Development.
If you decide to shortlist these schools based on their Mass Communication programs, then you can research more about the school’s history, mission, school events, and even apply to the school through their profile pages on Edukasyon.ph.