Penn State University
Penn State is a top-ranked research university and Pennsylvania’s sole land-grant institution, founded with a mission of high-quality teaching, expert research, and global service. Discover a community—more than 725,000 strong—driven to make a difference. Students can choose from one of 20 Penn State Campuses to attend. The most common way for a student to earn a PSU degree is via the 2+2 program which allows students to complete the first 2 years of nearly all of our 275+ degree programs before transitioning to another campus to graduate.
The Department of Film Production and Media Studies within the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications offers two distinct curricula for students focused in the separate majors offered by the department: 1) film production and 2) media studies.
Students in the film production major develop an understanding of all aspects of the film and video production process while exploring narrative, documentary and alternative forms.
Students in the media studies major study the role and impact of the media on society in this theory-based, research-driven major. Students explore the relationship between media and the public, analyze media messages and technologies, and examine their effects on individuals and cultures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lzIjLv7TY0&t=30s
Penn State Greater Allegheny, located southeast of Pittsburgh launched the Be Greater Creative which is a student run public relations agency. At the “Be Greater Creative”, students work with local business to help organizations elevate their brand, and connect with audiences and stakeholders.