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.


Gary Garbett, who works in VCU Technology Services, said that being named a Fulbright Specialist "opens up possibilities for me." (Contributed photo)

Sept. 27, 2023

VCU communications professional Gary Garbett is named a Fulbright Specialist

He will bring his creative talents and Technology Services experience to international projects.

“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.

Robertson Spotlight


Collaboration and sharing are at the core of our mission.

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Virtual Graduate Open House

Date: Thursday, Oct 26, 2023

Learn more about what the Robertson School has to offer at the Virtual Graduate Open House.