The Lawrence Herbert

School of Communication

There's no limit

to what you will create at the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication.

Student Production

Discover Your Story Minutes From NYC

There has never been a more exciting time in media and communication. If your passion is storytelling, if your ambition is to make a mark on the world, if you are ready to learn your craft and create your own vision — then we are ready for you at The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication.

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Succeed with a degree from one of the top communication schools in New York


Hofstra offers a wide range of options for communication majors and minors across two departments, as well as graduate programs.


At The Herbert School, you'll have access to the most up-to-date media technology, software and facilities. Master the same techniques and technology used in professional studios, sets and newsrooms. Best of all, you'll learn from faculty experts who continue to work at the highest level of the industry.


Access year-round internships in NYC


Internship opportunities in nearby New York City will help you build connections at some of the world’s top media brands.

Experience Hofstra’s international and national communication programs

Study Away

Our stories cross borders. Our cultures intersect. We grow by discovering the diversity of the human experience. Journey beyond the classroom through one of our immersive study away opportunities in Rome, Los Angeles, New York City or Cuba.

Join Hofstra’s network of communications professionals


The Herbert School has a network of successful alumni who regularly engage with students by speaking as guest lecturers, providing connections and professional opportunities, and sharing advice. The Dean’s Advisory Board and Alumni Association Leadership Committee bring experience and leadership and provide crucial insight into media and communications industries.

School of Communication by the numbers


Percent of Herbert School graduates who are working or in graduate school within one year of graduation


Average number of internships students have during their time at the Herbert School, of those who participate (more than 80%)


Miles from Hofstra’s campus to New York City, providing year-round access to internships and networking opportunities in the media capital of the world

Get involved in Hofstra’s communication student clubs and productions

Student Organizations

The Herbert School offers many avenues to express your creativity and learn real-world skills, beginning from day one. Student-led organizations and productions provide opportunities to create life-long connections, develop professionally, and create a portfolio of work to help launch your career.

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