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Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Undergraduate Programs

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication is committed to a skills-based, hands-on undergraduate curriculum that prepares students for professional success. This is consistent with Washington State University’s pursuit of a transformative educational experience for its students. This commitment is reflected in applied coursework, internship opportunities, student mentoring by professionals, an emphasis on international learning opportunities, and our dedicated student services programs.

Find your major

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication has two distinct academic fields of study in our undergraduate program: Journalism & Media Production and Strategic Communication.

Find your Major

Experiential Learning

We offer a variety of hands-on, experiential learning opportunities for students both inside and outside the classroom. These include opportunities in student media, the “Murrow Now” and career services programs, international learning, interdisciplinary collaborations including the Boeing Scholars and Harold Frank Entrepreneurship programs, our capstone courses, and professional internships.

Participate in interdisciplinary experiences like the Harold Frank Scholars Program and the Boeing Scholars Program

Find opportunities in Student Media at Murrow News 8 or the Murrow News Service

Learn about Student Clubs and Organizations

Explore Student Success Stories

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A Global Perspective

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication maintains worldwide connections through strategic partnerships, student internships, and professional learning experiences. Through innovative programs like Backpack Journalism, our students develop the insights and abilities necessary to communicate articulately to global and diverse audiences, accentuating an entrepreneurial mindset with social responsibility.

Discover International Learning Opportunities

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Certify as a Communication Major

Certification in The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication opens the door for upper-division courses in each of the three communication degrees: Strategic Communication and Journalism and Media Production.


Learn more about certifying as a major

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Student Spotlight

Katie Duncan
“My favorite thing about the Murrow College is the fact that it is one big family." Read more Student Spotlight
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By Madison Irving, Strategic Communication - Public Relations '20 Read more Student Spotlight

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Scholarships and Awards

Murrow College offers over 40 scholarships, which are available to certified majors and minors. A number of internships are available, which give you valuable the hands-on experience in a professional setting. Murrow students also participate in a number Interdisciplinary Scholarships, which involve collaboration with students and faculty from other colleges.

Find out more about Scholarships and Awards

A Commitment to Student Success

Our advising team is dedicated to student success, assisting you with optimizing your educational opportunities and resources.

Learn more about Advising

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