Dual Degree with Newhouse School of Communications

Study how technology is journalism, marketing and beyond.

Communications is a rapidly changing field, with technology driving massive shifts in how people communicate and interact with each other, with the news media, and with businesses in every industry.

Today’s marketers, journalists and public relations professionals must also be savvy technologists. You’ll need to know how to navigate the backend of websites. Understand how SEO works. Study the implications of misinformation and what can be done about it. And be able to use data to inform decisions, from identifying new consumer markets, to measuring the effectiveness of advertising spends, to determining the headline that will draw the most readers.

That’s why students choose this dual degree with the Newhouse School of Communications. You’ll pair our renowned information and technology degree with a degree from our nationally recognized educator of journalists, PR pros, and other communications professionals. And graduate with the most in-demand skills in the communications industry, which is why they typically land the highest-paying jobs after graduation.

Life at the iSchool

Technology for the not-so-technical.

You don’t need be think of yourself as a tech geek to fit in at the iSchool. Here, we’re more focused on how technology is used. What impact is it having on society. And how will you use it in your career. That’s what makes this a great fit for communications majors. You’ll get the skills you need to excel in your field, without needing deep coding expertise. And you’ll thrive in our creative and supportive community of students and faculty.

Experiential Learning

Experiences that build resumes.

At the iSchool, we focus as much on what you learn outside the classroom. Gain real-world experience through student consulting projects, intern with companies like Disney and Meta. Get an inside perspective on some of the world’s most innovative organizations. All this experience will help you build your network and your resume, so that you have what it takes to land a career you love.


The career you’re seeking.

Graduates from this dual degree program are some of the most highly sought after candidates on the job market today. The iSchool boasts the highest placement rate and average starting salary of any school on campus. With the combined resources of both Newhouse and the iSchool, you can land a career the career you’re seeking.

Average starting salary
of last year’s class
Careers in our field are ranked the
most in-demand and lucrative
We have the highest job placement
rate of any school at the university

Meet us in Syracuse,
or online.

Join us for an upcoming event on campus or online and get to know us better. We’ll answer your questions, and show you around.

Get in touch.

Your future, starting now. Get it touch to learn more. Apply. And join us. We can’t wait to welcome you.