Why Robertson?

You found us. That's the first step. Here's why you can stop searching for mass communication schools.

We make excellent storytellers and confident communicators. We turn ambition into action and elevate dreamers into media professionals who go on to have amazing careers. That's not just 10-cent marketing copy. Go check the LinkedIn profiles of some of our graduates — they're impressive.

When you're done exploring your options for mass communications programs, we know you'll come back to us. We're big enough to get you where you want to go, and small enough to know your name. We're different. Different is good.

Ready to start your career in the media industry? Let us show you how.

Check out the academic options offered by the Robertson School.


“I would say to anybody who's thinking about [studying abroad] that they should look into it as soon as possible and start looking into scholarships and talk to the advisers, because they will make it happen,” Frances Burson said. (Contributed photo)

Aug. 30, 2023

VCU senior found a French connection at study abroad fair

Public relations major Frances Burson spent a month in Lyon this summer learning about international human rights through a different cultural lens.

Back Row: Penelope Sayago (McNair Scholar), Stanley Cheatham (McNair Graduate Assistant), Aceyonna Watkins (McNair Scholar), Ayana Carter (McNair Scholar), Nyla Anderson (McNair Scholar), Saron Bereket (McNair Scholar), Cindy Vigil (McNair Scholar), Jamie Graves (McNair Scholar). Front Row: Juanita Agbenouwope (McNair Scholar), Skye Thurston (McNair Scholar). Front Center: Shay Lumpkin (McNair Program Coordinator). (Photo by Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Aug. 23, 2023

First undergraduate McNair Scholars at VCU use summer research program to propel doctoral dreams

Recent federal grant promotes graduate studies for underrepresented students, and their interests cover a range of disciplines.

Breyana Stewart has managed a variety of duties as an intern with the Richmond International Film Festival, which starts Sept. 26. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Aug. 17, 2023

At Richmond film festival and local PR firm, VCU mass communications major makes the most of summer

VCU’s Internship Funding Program is helping rising senior Breyana Stewart explore professional career paths.

Robertson Spotlight


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M.S. in Integrated Communication and Certificate in Media and Leadership Information Session

Date: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2023

Interested in continuing your education in mass communications? Gain insight on what's possible at the Robertson School virtual information session.