The Lawrence Herbert School of


Discover Your Story

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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Percent of Herbert School graduates who accept employment positions within six months of graduation


Average number of internships students have during their time at the Herbert School


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

About the Herbert School

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication educates students to master, excel in, and provide leadership for the future of media. A curriculum that provides strong technical skills while remaining steadfastly committed to a liberal arts foundation means that our graduates are ready for the jobs out there today, but are also able to adapt to new conditions in the years and decades ahead.

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Hands-On From Day One

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.

From writing sitcoms to creating podcasts, there’s a student media organization or production for everyone.

Our Faculty

Teachers, Experts, Mentors

You will learn from internationally recognized scholars, published authors, and veteran industry professionals, including Emmy Award-winners and Fulbright Scholars. Professors in the Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations, and Department of Radio, Television, Film, are committed to providing Herbert School students with exceptional educational and professional learning experiences.

In the classroom Multimedia Teaching Professor

Pathways to Success

The Herbert School offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed to help you prepare for a rewarding career in the fast-paced media and communication industries.



Public Relations


Media Studies

Sports Media


Graduate Programs

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