The Nicholson School of Communication and Media (NSCM) will be an interdisciplinary inter-college entity providing academically rigorous undergraduate and graduate education. Through a range of professional and academic programs, excellence in creative activity, research, and technical production will be fostered, guided by the strategic objective to become nationally and globally prominent.


NSCM holds as its mission the promotion of: free inquiry, free speech, and the free flow of information and ideas in a diverse, contemporary society; a creative, collaborative, and ethical environment for the production of high-quality digital media, interactive entertainment, film, and mass communication; Rigorous, relevant, and stimulating undergraduate and graduate curricular and co-curricular programs to prepare students for professional careers or advanced graduate study; and engagement and collaboration with community partners to serve the university, communication and media industries, and our broadly-defined service area in central Florida and beyond.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

It is the policy of NSCM to observe integrity, scholarship, community, creativity and excellence as the core values that guide our conduct, performance and decisions. NSCM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or veteran status. We are committed to encouraging diversity of ideas and points of view and creating an environment unequivocal for excellence in diversity topics.