New name. Same mission.

You’re a communicator. A creator of worlds. Whether it’s developing a game, filming a scene or writing a newscast, you’ve got a point of view.

The new Nicholson School of Communication and Media has a dozen degrees and almost 100 faculty in areas like advertising, journalism, communication and conflict, interactive media and film. Award-winning faculty who have shot Super Bowl commercials and studied the language of astronauts. Practical and profitable degrees.

So go ahead and create. Collaborate. Change the world even. At NSCM we’ve got you covered.

NSCM at a Glance

Degrees of Difference

NSCM offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs across several disciplines. From managing conflict to managing game development teams, from becoming cinematic storytellers to studying gender issues, you can learn it here.

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Ph.D. in Strategic Communication

Launched in Fall of 2019, the Strategic Communication Ph.D. is a cutting-edge program that addresses the current and growing needs of today’s world in health, crisis and risk communication.

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Your Place For Answers

Our advisors can put you on the right path and in the right class. We offer undergraduate and graduate advising. Please call our office to schedule an advising appointment.

Services include academic advising, limited access program admission counseling, degree audit interpretation, course override assistance and many other services.

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Campus of Connection

As of Fall of 2019, NSCM’s communication and digital media programs joined the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy at UCF Downtown, a 21st-century campus with access to arts, culture, nightlife and business. Other programs will follow at a later date.

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In the News

Nicholson Student Stands Out in Blizzard Entertainment Art Contest
Games and Interactive Media Students
Nicholson Student Stands Out in Blizzard Entertainment Art Contest
Jun 05, 2024
Kyle Chen, a student in the Games and Interactive Media program at the Nicholson School of Communication and Media, was placed as a runner up...
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NBC Universal Unveils Orlando Tech Campus
Jun 05, 2024
On May 15th, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer joined executives at NBCUniversal’s Orlando headquarters to celebrate the transformation from its Golf Channel roots to a leading...
Reflections of a PhD Strategic Communication Student 
Communication Students
Reflections of a PhD Strategic Communication Student 
Jun 05, 2024
Being in the Strategic Communication PhD program at UCF has taught me many things. The obvious, of course, is theory building, writing academic research papers,...

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