The Knight School of Communication develops students into creative communicators who
become engaged citizens and leaders in the communities they serve. Alumni thrive in
media industries, digital journalism, sports enterprise, public and community relations, corporate
communication, law, human resources, government, and education.
Explore our dynamic programs that include practical application in traditional and
emerging areas in media, as well as critical training in communication studies. With
a strong foundational knowledge, Knight School graduates are sophisticated consumers
and creators of communication messages, for our ever-changing and diverse world.
"The Knight School not only added many tools to my arsenal of skills, but it helped
me realize my passion and love for journalism. I will never forget how professors
pushed me and believed in me...even during the times I didn't believe in myself. They
taught me to dig deeper, question everything, and always keep an open mind." -Stephanie
The Knight School of Communication is home to Digital Charlotte. The program’s mission
is to strengthen digital and media literacy in Charlotte. Digital Charlotte also provides
students with opportunities to serve the community and address the digital divide
in Charlotte through workshops, trainings, other program initiatives.
Undergraduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of graduation
Student to faculty ratio
Master's degree students feel that their graduate degree was essential to making a
Our programs include practical training in traditional and emerging media forms, as well as critical training
in communication studies. With a strong foundational knowledge, our graduates are sophisticated information analysts, with the ability to evaluate,
reflect and act with a range of media forms in a variety of environments. Faculty here are mentors to students, as well as well-respected scholars and experts
in various industries linked to the field of communication. Alumni thrive in such
areas as journalism, media industries, advertising, public and community relations,
law, human resources, sports enterprise, corporate communication, government and education.
The Yes/And Promise is an initiative that every Queens student will engage in a unique
combination of experiences, both in and outside of the classroom, that expands the
lens through which they understand and contribute to the world and which differentiates
them among college students.
Knight School students fulfill the Yes/And Promise in many ways. Examples of the Yes/And
Promise include, but are not limited to, study abroad, internships, service learning, research projects, community engagement and conference participation.