Communication and Creative Arts

The communication and leadership skills our students develop are relevant to a wide array of fields including medicine, engineering and business.

Kickstart Your Career

Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.

Undergraduate


Graduate

Communication

Master of Arts

I met a lot of great people who turned out to be some of my best friends, and to actually run a live television show that airs on Lakeshore PBS is really, really valuable.

Sonny Santana, ’21, Communications: Broadcasting

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My group members have become more than friends...they’re family and I feel like we could accomplish anything we work on together.

Unique Opportunities

Student Organizations

Sing, write, stand up for those who don’t have a voice! Our student organizations include theatre, honors society, the school paper, and jazz band.

Roundtable Perspective

The Roundtable Perspective is a collegiate television program produced by students and faculty of the Department of Communication and Creative Arts at PNW.

Internships

Would you like to work as an intern or volunteer for an organization? You might qualify for course credit under Com 49000.

News and Announcements

Hannah Stombaugh

CHESS Announces the Winners of the T-Shirt Design Contest

The College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences is excited to announce the winners of their first ever t-shirt design contest.

Plans for Spring 2021 commencement in-person ceremonies

We are excited to return to in-person commencement ceremonies to allow our graduates to share this important experience safely with family and friends. Graduation marks the determination of PNW students in persisting to earn their degrees, and the Class of ’21 has demonstrated great flexibility and innovation to achieve this milestone.

Purdue University Northwest students earn fall semester Dean’s List honors

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) 2020 fall semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,812 undergraduate students for their academic achievement. 

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CHESS Outstanding Graduate in Communication and Creative Arts

Andrianna Johnson, a 2020 PNW graduate in communication with a concentration in public relations, wants to have a positive impact on people’s lives.

Johnson served as vice president of communication for the course, Problems in Public Relations. Learn more